On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 2016

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 (Pro Bowl 1958, 63; LA Rams, Chicago Bears), dies at 85

Person of interestJohn Gutfreund

John Gutfreund, American investment banker, CEO of Salomon Brothers (King of Wall Street), dies at 86

Investment Banker John Gutfreund
Investment Banker
John Gutfreund
  • Robert Horton [Meade Howard Horton Jr.], American actor and singer (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena), dies at 91
2016 Highlights

About March 9, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces