Saturday March 9, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

March 9: Day of the Week

March 9, 2024 is the 69th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 297 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.

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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

March 9 Historical Event(s)

1009
First known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg.
1811
Paraguayan forces defeat Manuel Belgrano at the Battle of Tacuarí.
1842
Giuseppe Verdi’s third opera, Nabucco, receives its première performance in Milan; its success establishes Verdi as one of Italy’s foremost opera writers.
1847
Mexican-American War: The first large-scale amphibious assault in U.S. history is launched in the Siege of Veracruz.
1933
Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt submits the Emergency Banking Act to Congress, the first of his New Deal policies.
1945
The Bombing of Tokyo by the United States Army Air Forces began, one of the most destructive bombing raids in history.
1959
The Barbie doll makes its debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York.
1989
Financially-troubled Eastern Air Lines filed for bankruptcy.
2010
The first same-sex marriages in Washington, D.C., take place.
2011
Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final landing after 39 flights.

Who were born on March 9?

1564
David Fabricius, German astronomer (d. 1617)
1629
Tsar Alexis I of Russia (d. 1676)
1900
Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat (d. 1948)
1909
Derk Bodde, American sinologist (d. 2003)
1923
Nicola Zaccaria, Greek opera singer (bass) (d. 2007)
1938
Lill-Babs, Swedish singer
1951
Zakir Hussain, Tabla player and Musician
1957
Faith Daniels, American journalist
1961
Mike Leach, American football coach
1964
Juliette Binoche, French actress

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