Born on this Day in History: March 9, 1940 - Raúl Juliá was a Puerto Rican actor who fell in love with the theater and films as a child. He moved to New York City in 1965 to further his dreams as an actor and won his first Tony award nomination in 1972, the first of four nominations during his career. Despite his accomplishments in theater, he is best remembered for his work in film, including Kiss of the Spider Woman and The Addams Family.
On this Day in History: March 9, 1170 - In Essex, a UFO is spotted over St. Ostwyth, manifesting itself as a "wonderfully large dragon ... borne up from the Earth through the air". The craft kindled the air and destroyed a house.