This Day in History: March 9

Take a look at all of the important historical events that took place on March 8th. On this day, March 9 … 1997: The Notorious B.I.G. (Christopher Wallace), 24, is killed in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles; his slaying remains unsolved.

This Day in History: March 8

FILE – Joe Frazier hits Muhammad Ali with a left during the 15th round of their heavyweight title fight at New York’s Madison Square Garden, in this March 8, 1971, file photo. Frazier was a relentless puncher filled with rage toward a

This Day in History: March 5

On this day, March 5 … 1982: Comedian John Belushi, 33, is found dead of a drug overdose in a rented bungalow in Hollywood. Also on this day: 1770: The Boston Massacre takes place as British soldiers who were been taunted by

This Day in History: March 3

FILE -(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) On this day, March 3 … 1931: “The Star-Spangled Banner” becomes the national anthem of the United States as President Herbert Hoover signs a congressional resolution. Also on this day:  1791: Congress passes a measure taxing distilled spirits;

This Day in History: March 2

On this day, March 2 … 2018: At a funeral before an invitation-only crowd of approximately 2,000 in Charlotte, N.C., the children of the Rev. Billy Graham remember “America’s Pastor” as a man devoted to spreading the Gospel and one who practiced

This Day in History: March 1

On this day, March 1 … 1790: President George Washington signs a measure authorizing the first U.S. Census. Also on this day:  1781: The Continental Congress declares the Articles of Confederation to be in force, following ratification by Maryland. 1790: President George