What Happened on March 9, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • IRA launch 1st of 3 mortar attacks on London's Heathrow Airport

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Bukowski, author/poet, dies of leukemia at 73
  • Charles Bukowski, German-born American columnist (Notes of a Dirty Old Man) and writer (Hollywood: A Novel) who was described as a "laureate of American lowlife", dies of leukaemia at 73
  • Eddie Creatchman, Canadian wrestler manager (b. 1928)
  • Fernando Rey [Arambillet], Spanish actor (The French Connection, Matter of Time), dies of bladder cancer at 76
  • John Harrison, South African correspondent (BBC), dies at 48
  • Lawrence E Spivak, American news panelist (Meet the Press), dies at 93
  • Louis Freeman, band leader, dies at 100
  • Maurice "Moe" Purtill, American jazz drummer, dies at 77