What Happened on March 9, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Eighth Democratic presidential candidates debate hosted by Univision and the Washington Post and held in Miami, Florida
  • EU Migrant Crisis: Macedonia, Croatia and Slovenia close their borders to migrants trying to reach Northern Europe

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Wade, American NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears), dies at 85
  • George Martin, British record producer (The Beatles), dies at 90
  • John Gutfreund, American investment banker, CEO of Salomon Brothers (King of Wall Street), dies at 86
  • Robert Horton [Meade Howard Horton Jr.], American actor and singer (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena), dies at 91