On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Andrew Brimmer becomes 1st black governor of Federal Reserve Board

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendan Canty, American musician (Fugazi), born in Teaneck, New Jersey
  • Louis Oliver, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins), born in Belle Glade, Florida
  • Michael Patrick MacDonald, Irish-American activist against crime and violence and author (All Souls: A Family Story From Southie), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Tony Lockett, Australian Rules full-forward (highest goalscorer in VFL/AFL history, 1,360 in 281 games), born in Ballarat, Victoria

Famous Deaths

  • Pablo Birger, Argentine racing driver (b. 1924)