March 9: Day of the Week
March 9, 2021 was the 68th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 297 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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March 9 Historical Event(s)
- 1230Bulgarian tsar Ivan Asen II defeats Theodore of Epirus in the Battle of Klokotnitsa.
- 1566David Rizzio, private secretary to Mary, Queen of Scots, is murdered in the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland.
- 1765After a campaign by the writer Voltaire, judges in Paris posthumously exonerate Jean Calas of murdering his son. Calas had been tortured and executed in 1762 on the charge, though his son may have actually committed suicide.
- 1842Giuseppe Verdi’s third opera, Nabucco, receives its première performance in Milan; its success establishes Verdi as one of Italy’s foremost opera writers.
- 1910The Westmoreland County Coal Strike, involving 15,000 coal miners represented by the United Mine Workers, begins.
- 1959The Barbie doll makes its debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York.
- 1967Trans World Airlines Flight 553, a Douglas DC-9-15, crashes in a field in Concord Township, Ohio following a mid-air collision with a Beechcraft Baron, killing 26.
- 1977The Hanafi Muslim Siege: In a thirty-nine hour standoff, armed Hanafi Muslims seize three Washington, D.C., buildings, killing two and taking 149 hostage.
- 2010The first same-sex marriages in Washington, D.C., take place.
- 2011Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final landing after 39 flights.
Who were born on March 9?
- 1902Will Geer, American actor (d. 1978)
- 1915Johnnie Johnson, British fighter pilot (d. 2001)
- 1923Nicola Zaccaria, Greek opera singer (bass) (d. 2007)
- 1932Keely Smith, American singer
- 1933Lloyd Price, American singer
- 1934Yuri Gagarin, Soviet cosmonaut and the first human in space (d. 1968)
- 1958Jack Kenny, American television writer and producer
- 1966Brendan Canty, American musician (Fugazi)
- 1968Youri Djorkaeff, French footballer
- 1989Taeyeon (Kim Tae-yeon), South Korean singer (Girls’ Generation)
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