On This Day

May 9, 1931 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in History

  • Alistair MacFarlane, Engineer and principal (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland)
  • Vance DeVoe Brand, astro (Apollo 18, STS-5, 41B, 35), born in Longmont, Colorado

Deaths in History

  • A[lbert] A[braham] Michelson, American physicist (1907 Nobel), dies at 78