On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1996

Historical Events

  • Javed Miandad's last international in Pakistan's Cricket World Cup Quater Final loss to India
  • NASA space shuttle STS-75 (Columbia 19) lands

Sports History

Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya hammers 82 off 44 balls (13x4 3x6) v England in Cricket World Cup Quarter Final

Famous Birthdays

  • Darsheel Safary, Youngest Indian actor to win filmfare award for best performance (Taare Zameen Par), born in Mumbai, India

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Hugh Iliffe, psychologist, dies at 77
  • Elman Ali Ahmed, peace campaigner, dies at 42
  • George Burns, American comedian, actor and singer (Burns and Allen), dies at 100
  • Peter Mansfield, British political journalist and author, dies at 67
1996 Highlights

About March 9, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces