On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 2009

Historical Events

  • Steven Holcomb pilots USA-1 sled to victory in the 4-man competition at the World Bobsled Championships at Mt Van Hoevenberg, NY; first American win in the event in 50 years

Famous Deaths

  • Carolyn Cudone, American golfer (US Senior Women's Amateur 1968-72; most consecutive wins in any USGA championship), dies at 90
  • Ken Henry, American speed skater (Olympic gold 500m 1952), dies at 80
2009 Highlights

About March 1, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Right Round - Flo Rida
  • UK #1 Song: My Life Would Suck Without You - Kelly Clarkson