On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1974

One-Man War Finally Ends

Historical Events

  • 21st ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: NC State beats Maryland, 103-100 (OT)
  • Last Japanese soldier, a guerrilla operating in the Philippines, surrenders, 29 years after World War II ended

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Harrity, Australian cricketer (promising South Aust left-arm fast bowler), born in Semaphore, South Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Earl W Sutherland Jr, US pharmacologist (Nobel 1971), dies at 58
1974 Highlights

About March 9, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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