What Happened on March 9, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryce Burnett, NFL/WLAF tight end (Broncos, Barcelona Dragons)
  • George Nimako, CFL safety (Toronto Argonauts), born in Napean, Ontario
  • Mahmoud Abdul Rauf, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings, Denver Nuggets), born in Gulfport, Mississippi

Famous Deaths

  • Riad, chief of staff (Egyptian army), dies
  • Richard Crane, American character actor (Surfside 6, Rocky Jones, Space Ranger), dies of a heart attack at 50