On this date in 1997, Notorious B.I.G. passed away.
But of course, this wasn't the only significant thing that happened on this date in history. For instance, today also happens to be the birthday of Julia Mancuso.
Whassup, baby? You're looking good, as always.
But other things have also happened on this date. Let's take a journey through the athletes and other luminaries born on March 9th, shall we?
-1934 – Yuri Gagarin, The first human in space
-1936 – Tom Sestak, American football player
-1940 – Raúl Juliá, Puerto Rican actor
-1943 – Bobby Fischer, American chess player
-1945 – Dennis Rader, American serial killer
-1950 – Doug Ault, American baseball player
-1956 – Mark Dantonio, Michigan State football coach
-1961 – Mike Leach, Unemployed football coach
-1961 – Robert Rechsteiner (AKA Rick Steiner), American wrestler
-1961 – Darrell Walker, American basketball player
-1963 – Terry Mulholland, American baseball player
-1965 – Brian Bosworth, American football player
-1965 – Benito Santiago, Puerto Rican baseball player
-1969 – Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, American basketball player
-1971 – C-Murder, American rapper
-1973 – Aaron Boone, American baseball player
-1977 – Yamila Diaz, Argentine supermodel
-1980 – Chingy, American rapper
-1981 – Antonio Bryant, American football player
-1983 – Clint Dempsey, American footballer
-1983 – Wayne Simien, NBA Champion
-1987 – Bow Wow, American rapper and actor
A lot of wacky stuff went down today. If I missed anything notable, let me know in the comments.