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March 9th History

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March 9th In Pop Culture History

1611 - Johannes Fabricius, a Dutch astronomer, discovered sunspots.

1822 - Charles M. Graham of NY was issued the first US Patent (#X03472) for artificial teeth.

1841 - The US Supreme Court ruled that the African slaves who seized control of the Amistad slave ship had been illegally forced into slavery, and thus were free under American law.

1858 - The first US Patent (#19,578) for a street postal mailbox was patented by Albert Potts, of Philadelphia.

1945 - 300 B29 bombers dropped nearly 500,000 cylinders of napalm and petroleum jelly on Tokyo creating a 40-sq-km firestorm that killed over 100,000 and maimed another million. It was the most destructive single bombing in history, including Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs.

1957 (Earthquake) Andreanof Islands, Alaska

1959 - #1 Hit March 9, 1959 - April 12, 1959: Frankie Avalon - Venus

1959 - Barbie debuted. Barbie's appearance was modeled on a doll named Lilli, which was based on a racy German comic strip character.

March 9 19**, Birthday (fictional) Sybill Trelawney, Harry Potter

1985 - #1 Hit March 9, 1985 - March 29, 1985: REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling

1985 - The Tyler Civitan Club was the first to partake in the Adopt-a-Highway Sign Program, erected on Texas's Highway 69.

1989 - A Geomagnetic Storm affected Quebec's electrical transmission system.

1991 - #1 Hit March 9, 1991 - March 22, 1991: Mariah Carey - Someday

1997 - Christopher Wallace, AKA Biggie Smalls, AKA the Notorious B.I.G., was shot to death at a stoplight in Los Angeles. Rapper Suge Knight has been eyed as the killer. Suge was also accused of running over (and killing) Terry Carter in January, 2015.

2002 - #1 Hit March 9, 2002 - April 19, 2002: Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule - Ain't It Funny

2009 - Castle premiered on ABC

March 9th
Celebrity Birthdays


Amerigo Vespucci (1454)
Edwin Forrest (1806, d.1872)
Musician, Eddie Foy (1856, d.1928)
Frank Puglia (1892)
Will Greer (1902)
Fred Clark (1914)
Marguerite Chapman (1918)
Mickey Spillane (1918)
Carl Betz (1920)
Dimitris Horn (1921, d.1998)
Taina Elg (1930)
Keely Smith (1932)
Walter Mercado (1932)
Lloyd Price (1933)
Joyce Van Patten (1934)
Marty Ingels (1936)
Mickey Gilley (1936)
Elina Salo (1936)
Charles Siebert (1938)
Raul Julia (1940, d.1994)
John Cale (1942)
Mark Lindsay (1942)
Trish Van Devere (1943)
Bobby Fischer (1943)
Charles Gibson (1943)
Trevor Burton (1944)
Laura Lee (1945)
Robin Trower (1945)
Jim Cregan (1946)
Jamie Lynn Bauer (1948)
Jeffrey Osborne (1948)
Jimmy Fadden (1948)
William Kirby Cullen (1952)
Henriette J Toll (1953)
Charmain Elaine Sylvers (1954)
Ornella Muti (1955)
Martin Fry (1958)
Jack Kenny (1958)
Barbie (1959)
Kato Kaelin (1959)
Lonny Price (1959)
Linda Fiorentino (1960)
Camryn Manheim (1961)
Brian Green (1962)
David Pogue (1963)
Juliette Binoche (1964)
Brendan Canty (1966)
Johnny Kelly (1968)
Emmanuel Lewis (1971)
C-Murder (1971)
Diego Torres (1971)
Jean Louisa Kelly (1972)
Kerr Smith (1972)
Yamila Diaz (1977)
Chingy (1979)
Melina Perez (1979)
Matthew Grey Gubler (1980)
Paul Ballard (1982)
Clint Dempsey (1983)
Brittany Snow (1986)
Bow Wow (1987)
Klariza Clayton (1989)
Cierra Ramirez (1995)
Darsheel Safary (1996)

A man is walking down the street when he sees his friend walking towards him with bananas coming out of his ears.

"Say, Jim, you have bananas coming out of your ears..."

"Sorry Billy, can't hear ya. I have bananas coming out of my ears."


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