On March 9, 1827, The Independent Hose Company received a new fire engine.
On March 9, 1866, James H. Gambrill, Jr., prominent Frederick miller, sportsman and conservationist, was born in Baltimore. The old gymnasium at Hood College, a wing at Frederick Memorial Hospital, and Gambrill State Park are named in his honor.
On March 9, 1965, the Carroll Manor Elementary School near Adamstown opened. With this event the last of the "colored" schools in Frederick County, the Doubs school, closed.
On March 9, 1994, Dr. George R. Houston Jr., endowment fund manager for Georgetown University, was named the 23rd president of Mount Saint Mary's College in Emmitsburg.
On March 9, 2005, Dr. Linda Burgee was appointed by the Board of Education of Frederick County as the county’s first woman superintendent of schools. Mrs. Burgee began her career as an elementary teacher at South Frederick Elementary School, now Lincoln Elementary. She is a graduate of Linganore High.