What Happened on March 9, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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
  • Jiro Nihei, Japanese-Swedish hockey goaltender (Team Japan 1998), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Lou Benfatti, American football player, NFL defensive tackle (NY Jets), born in Green Pond, New Jersey
  • Sean Holcomb, NFL linebacker (NE Patriots)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Pierre Guezek, composer, dies at 36