What Happened on March 9, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Four members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) die in a premature explosion at a house in Clonard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast
  • Players on White Sox vote 31-0 in favor of a strike, if necessary

Famous Birthdays

  • Kerr Smith, American actor (Final Destination, Dawson's Creek), born in Exton, Pennsylvania
  • Marcia M Griffith, Miss America-Maryland (1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Spencer Howson, Australian radio broadcaster, born in England