On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 2011

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final landing after 39 flights

Famous Deaths

  • David S. Broder, American journalist (Pulitzer 1973), dies at 81
  • Inge Sørensen, Danish swimmer (youngest known female Olympic Games medalist in an individual event-Olympic 1936 bronze), dies at 86