THIS DAY IN HISTORY: March 9 in photos

1999 - Bishop Luers High School girls basketball guard Catie Wyss practices. Wyss is part of a deep and talented bench that has helped lead Luers to the Class 2A state finals.
2001 - Betty Gorrell's first grade students at Oakview Elementary School, 13123 Coldwater Rd., look at a map of the Iditarod sled-dog race to update the status of the different mushers after the daily results are posted on the internet.
2009 - Garrett senior basketball player Tim Kidder, right, lifts in the weightroom with help from another senior team member Ryan Marshall, left.
2009 - Diane Brow, president of the Snider PTA is putting together a historical video documenting the last 50 years of the FWCS AC PTA. It will be shown Tuesday evening at the PTA's annual Founders Day Dinner at the Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce.
2010 - Imagination Station, the playground at Leo-Cedarville Park, was bustling with energized youths and others Saturday, when temperatures in the high 40s and bright blue skies made it feel like spring.
2011 - A woman walks down Calhoun Street Wednesday afternoon, shot from above she is framed by parking benches. Drill and rain were the story Wednesday but snow has been predicted for Thursday.
2011 - Students from Betty Gorrell's first grade class at Oakview Elementary, 13123 Coldwater Rd., check the progress of different mushers that are competing in the Iditarod sled-dog race in Alaska. March 9.
2012 - Homestead High School's marching band is collecting items to take to tornado victims in southern Indiana. Bottled water, toys, prom dresses and other items can be dropped off 2-8 p.m. today. takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.