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Important Events Of March 9



1997    Senior Golf Slam
1997    Steve Elkington wins Doral-Ryder Golf Open
1996    Javed Miandad's last international in Pak's WC QF loss to India
1996    Jayasuriya hammers 82 off 44 balls (13x4 3x6) vs. England in WC QF
1996    STS-75 (Columbia 19), lands
1995    Baseball awards a franchise to Tampa Bay Devil Rays
1995    Mexican peso worth 7.55 pesos to a dollar (record)
1995    President Konstantine Karamanlis (88) of Greece, resigns
1994    IRA launch 1st of 3 mortar attacks on London's Heathrow Airport
1993    19th People's Choice Awards
1993    7th Soul Train Music Awards
1993    Pittsburgh Penguins begin NHL record 17 game winning streak
1993    Rodney King in court says he thinks he heard cops yell racial slurs
1991    "Les Miserables," opens at Lyric Theatre, Brisbane
1991    5th American Comedy Award: Dennis Wolfberg
1991    Joe Dumaars (Detroit) begins NBA free throw streak of 62 games
1991    U.S. 70th manned space mission STS-39 (Discovery 12) launches into orbit
1990    Dr. Antonia Novello sworn-in as 1st hispanic/female U.S. surgeon general
1989    Eastern Airlines files for bankruptcy
1989    Roger Kingdom runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.36 sec)
1989    Senate rejects George H. W. Bush's nomination of John Tower as Defense Secretary
1989    Soviet Union officially submits to jurisdiction of the World Court
1989    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1988    President Reagan presides at unveiling of Knute Rockne stamp
1987    Chrysler Corp offered to buy American Motors Corp for $1 billion
1986    16th Easter Seal Telethon raises $30,100,000
1986    Juli Inkster wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1986    NASA announces searchers found remains of Challenger astronauts
1986    Soviet probe Vega 2 flies by Halley's Comet at 8,030 km
1985    Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Katarina Witt (GDR)
1985    Laura Johnson (Falcon Crest) and Harry Hamlin (LA Law) wed
1984    Emile Gumbs' Anguilla National Alliance wins elections
1984    John Lennon releases "Borrowed Time"
1984    Philadelphia 76'ers block 20 Seattle shots tying NBA regulation game record
1984    Tim Witherspoon beats Greg Page in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1983    Caryl Churchill's "Fen," premieres in London
1983    Zimbabwe opposition leader Joshua Nkomo flees to Botswana
1981    Dan Rather becomes primary anchorman of CBS-TV News
1980    Flemish/Walloon battles in Belgium, 40 injured
1980    Joanne Carner wins LPGA Sunstar '80 Golf Tournament
1979    Bowie Kuhn orders baseball to give equal access to female reporters
1979    France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1978    Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa Canada won by Linichuk and Karponosov
1978    Ice Pairs Championship at Ottawa won by Rodnina and Zaitsev (URS)
1978    Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Ottawa won by Anett Potzsch (GDR)
1978    Men's Figure Skating Champions in Ottawa won by Charles Tickner (USA)
1977    Hanafi Moslems invade 3 buildings in Washington D.C., siege ended Mar 11th
1977    Adm Stansfield Turner, USN (Ret), becomes 12th director of CIA replacing acting director Knoche
1976    1st female cadets accepted to West Point Military Academy
1976    Islander Glenn Resch's 10th shut-out opponent-Blues 4-0
1975    "Lieutenant" opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 9 performances
1974    Last Japanese soldier, a guerrilla operating in Philippines, surrenders, 29 years after World War II ended
1972    Players on White Sox vote 31-0 in favor of a strike, if necessary
1971    J M Noreiga takes 9-95 WI vs. India at Port-of-Spain
1968    10th Grammy Awards: Up Up and Away, Sgt. Pepper's wins 4
1967    Svetlana Allilueva, Stalin's daughter, defected to the West
1966    Andrew Brimmer becomes 1st black governor of Federal Reserve Board
1964    1st Ford Mustang produced
1964    Creighton's Paul Silas grabs Midwest record 27 rebounds against Okla
1964    Supreme Court issues New York Times vs. Sullivan decision, public officials must prove malice to claim libel and recover damages
1963    Beatles began 1st British tour, supporting Tommy Roe and Chris Montez
1962    Egyptian President Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians
1962    U.S. advisors in South-Vietnam join the fight
1961    1st animal returned from space, dog named Blackie aboard Sputnik 9
1961    Mine cave-in in Japan, kills 72
1961    Sputnik 9 carries Chernushka, a dog, into orbit
1961    Supremes release "I Want A Guy" and "Never Again"
1959    "Juno" opens at Winter Garden Theater New York City for 16 performances
1959    1st known radar contact is made with Venus
1959    Barbie, the popular girls' doll, debuted, over 800 million sold
1958    George Yardley (Pistons) is 1st NBAer to score 2,000 points in season
1957    8.1 earthquake shakes Andreanof Islands, Alaska
1956    Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus arrested and exiled to Seychelles
1956    Weather forecasting phone line set up in London England
1954    1st local color TV coml WNBT-TV (WNBC-TV) New York City (Castro Decorators)
1954    Edward R. Murrow criticizes Senator Joseph McCarthy on 'See it Now'
1954    WMUR TV channel 9 in Manchester, New Hampshire (ABC) begins broadcasting
1953    Josef Stalin buried in Moscow
1952    Heinz Neuhaus wins Europe Heavyweight Boxing title
1950    Willie Sutton robs Manufacturers Bank of $64,000 in New York City
1949    Brigadier General Edwin K. Wright, USA, ends term as deputy director of CIA
1949    England beat South Africa by scoring 174 runs in 94 minutes
1948    Provisionary Indonesian government installed in Batavia
1947    U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill
1947    U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button
1946    Dutch troops land at Batavia/Semarang
1946    Ted Williams is offered $500,000 to play in Mexican League, he refuses
1945    334 U.S. B-29 Superfortresses attack Tokyo with 120,000 fire bomb
1945    Japanese proclaim "independence" of Indo-China
1943    Delft opposition group-Pahud de Mortanges overthrown
1943    Greek Jews of Salonika are transported to Nazi extermination camps
1942    Construction of the Alaska Highway began
1936    Babe Ruth turns down Reds to make a comeback as a player
1933    Bulgarian communists Dimitrov, Popov and Vassili arrested in Berlin
1933    Congress is called into special session by FDR, and began its "100 days"
1932    Eamon De Valera becomes president of Ireland
1932    Former Chinese emperor Henry Pu-Yi installed as head of Manchuria
1929    Marcel Pagnol's "Marius," premieres in Paris
1926    Bertha Landes elected 1st woman mayor of Seattle
1924    South Slavia aproves Italy's annexation of Fiume (Rijeka)
1923    Amsterdam taxi strike ended
1923    Elmer Rice's "Adding Machine," premieres in New York City
1923    NHL Championship: Mont Canadiens outscore Ottawa Senators, 3-2, in 2
1922    Eugene O'Neill's "Hairy Ape," premieres in New York City
1922    KJR-AM in Seattle Washington begins radio transmissions
1918    Russian Bolshevik Party becomes the Communist Party
1918    Ukrainian mobs massacre Jews of Seredino Buda
1918    Wageningen Agricultural College Netherlands opens
1916    General Fransisco "Poncho" Villa invades U.S. (17 killed)
1916    Germany declares war against Portugal
1916    Pancho Villa leads Mexican band raid on Columbus NM, killing 12
1914    Henry Colijn appointed as director of Bataafsche Petroleum Co
1914    U.S. Senator Albert Fall (Teapot Dome) demands "Cubanisation of Mexico"
1907    1st involuntary sterilization law enacted, Indiana
1907    Lady Gregory's "Rising of the Moon," premieres in Dublin
1904    Brandon's Lester Patrick becomes 1st hockey defenseman to score a goal
1902    Composer Gustav Mahler marries Alma Schindler in Vienna
1897    Premiere of (parts of) Gustav Mahler's 3rd Symphony (Berlin)
1897    Cleveland Spiders sign Louis Sockalexis, full-blooded Penobscot
1897    Indian, fans start calling the team Indians (in 1915 becomes official)
1895    Stanley Cup: Montreal Victorias awarded cup, as Queens University (Kingston Ont) loses to Montreal AAA, 5-1
1893    Congo cannibals killed 1000s of Arabs
1889    Battle at Gallabat (Metema): Mahdi's beat Abyssinian emperor John IV
1889    Kansas passes 1st general antitrust law in U.S.
1882    False teeth patented
1873    Royal Canadian Mounted Police founded
1868    The opera "Hamlet" premieres in Paris
1864    Ulysses S. Grant is appointed commander of Union Army
1862    "Monitor" (Union) and "Merrimack" (Rebel) battle in Hampton Roads
1861    Confederate currency authorized-$50, $100, $500, $1,000
1860    1st Japanese ambassador arrives in San Francisco en route to Washington
1858    Albert Potts of Philadelphia patents the street mailbox
1849    Carl Nikolais opera "Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor," premieres
1844    Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Hernani," premieres in Venice
1842    Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Nabucco," premieres in Milan
1839    Prussian government limits work week for children to 51 hours
1822    Charles Graham of New York patents artificial teeth
1820    Philippines chases out foreigners; about 125 die
1820    James Monroe's daughter Maria marries in the White House
1798    Dr. George Balfour becomes 1st naval surgeon in the U.S. navy
1796    Napoleon Bonaparte marries Josephine de Beauharnais
1745    Bells for 1st American carillon shipped from England to Boston
1741    English fleet under Admiral Ogle begins assault on Cartagena
1721    English Chancellor Exchequer John Aislabie confined in London Tower
1701    France, Cologne and Bavaria sign alliance
1697    Czar Peter the Great begins tour of West-Europe
1642    English Queen Henriette Mary arrives in Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands
1640    Pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris
1617    Sweden and Russia sign Peace of Stolbowa