On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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