March 9, 1954 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Edward R Murrow criticizes Sen Joseph McCarthy (See it Now)

US Senator Joseph McCarthy
US Senator
Joseph McCarthy

Birthdays in History

  • Bobby Sands, Irish IRA member and leader of the hunger strike at Maze Prison where he died, born in Newtownabbey, Northern Abbey (d. 1981)

Deaths in History

  • Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs, German astronomer (b. 1912)
  • V. Walfrid Ekman, Swedish oceanographer (b. 1874)