On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Lyric Theatre, Brisbane
  • 5th American Comedy Award: Dennis Wolfberg
  • Joe Dumaars (Detroit) begins NBA free throw streak of 62 games
  • US 70th manned space mission STS 39 (Discovery 12) launches into orbit

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Hardin, former Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves pitcher (b. 1943)