March 9th (1765) was a Saturday. It's the 68th day of the year (69th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 297 days left to the end of the year.
Historical Events for 9th March, 1765
» After a campaign by the writer Voltaire, judges in Paris posthumously exonerate Jean Calas of murdering his son. Calas had been tortured and executed in 1762 on the charge, though his son may have actually committed suicide.