On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1975

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Adonal Foyle, Vincentian-American NBA center (SF Warriors), born in Canouan, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Jane Antonia Cornish, British composer of contemporary classical music (Seascapes), and film scores (Five Children And It), born in London, England
  • Juan Sebastián Verón, Argentine footballer, born in La Plata, Argentina
  • Roy Makaay, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse), born in Wijchen, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Gleb W. Derujinsky, Russian-American sculptor, dies at 86
  • 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
1975 Highlights

About March 9, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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