On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1971

Historical Events

  • J M Noreiga takes 9-95 WI v India at Port-of-Spain
  • Three off-duty Scottish soldiers are killed by the Provisional Irish Republican Army; 4000 shipyard workers take to the streets to demand internment in response

Famous Birthdays

  • Bev Oden, American volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996), born in Millington, Tennessee
  • Diego Torres, Argentine singer (Un Mundo Diferente), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Emmanuel Lewis, American actor (Webster), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Lou Benfatti, American football player, NFL defensive tackle (NY Jets), born in Green Pond, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Pierre Gu├ęzec, French composer (Colorful Architectures), dies of a heart attack at 36
1971 Highlights

About March 9, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces