On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Pancho Villa attacks the small border town of Columbus, New Mexico.
Bono and the rock group U2 release their fifth studio album, The Joshua Tree.
Dan Rather signs off as the anchor for the CBS Evening News for the last time after 24 years.
Born on This Day
Born: March 9, 1940
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
1918 | 88 years old
1945 | 68 years old
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress / 1964 -
French actress Juliette Binoche is widely regarded as one of film's most respected actresses for the intelligence she has brought to her complex roles.
Born: March 9, 1964
Age: 49 years old
Birthplace: Paris, France
Occupation: Film Actress, Theater Actress, ...
1943 | 64 years old
Civil Rights Activist, Legal Professional / 1922 - 1991Floyd B. McKissick was the first black recipient of a law degree from the University of North Carolina. He specialized in civil rights cases.
1922 | 69 years old
Civil Rights Activist, ...
Died on This Day
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor, Comedian, Radio Personality, Television Personality / 1896 - 1996
George Burns was a comedian who worked in vaudeville, radio, film and television. His long-time performance partner and wife was comedienne Gracie Allen. Burns lived until age 100.
Died: March 9, 1996
Age: 100 years old
Place: Beverly Hills, California , United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Theater Actor, ...
1994 | 73 years old
1955 | 88 years old
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