On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 2012

Historical Events

Sports History

Indian batsman Rahul Dravid announces his retirement from Test and domestic cricket

  • Senior members of hacking group Lulz Sec are arrested, including one member of the FBI, in the United States, United Kingdom and Ireland

Famous Weddings

Jerry Lee Lewis

Rock 'n' roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis (76) weds his cousin's ex Judith Brown (62) in Natchez, Mississippi

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Wedderburn, Baron Wedderburn of Charlton, British politician, dies at 84
  • Lord Wedderton of Charlton, British academic and politician, dies at 84
  • Peter Bergman, American Comedian, dies from leukemia at 72
  • Selma Rubin, American environmental activist, dies at 96
2012 Highlights

About March 9, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson
  • UK #1 Song: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Ft. Kimbra