What Happened on March 9, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Lieutenant" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • Construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System begins.

Famous Birthdays

  • Adonal Foyle, NBA center (SF Warriors)
  • Juan Sebastián Verón, Argentine footballer
  • Roy Makaay, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse)

Famous Deaths

  • Gleb W. Derujinsky, Russian-American sculptor (b. 1888)
  • Joseph Dunninger, NYC, mentalist (Amazing Dunninger), dies at 82
  • Shirley Ross [Bernice Maude Gaunt], American actress (Cafe Society, Prison Farm, Waikiki Wedding), dies of cancer at 62