On This Day

 Encounters with Aliens on this Day

 March 9

1950 - At ten o'clock in the morning a disc-shaped object was sighted by witnesses on the ground as well as by passengers and crew of an airliner flying from Santiago to Antilla, Cuba. The ground observers tracked the UFO with a theodolite. (Source: Loren E. Gross, UFOs: A History. 1950: January-March, p. 54).

1954 - Mr. J. Stewart, a pilot driving in his car, observed a dark ovoid UFO with a blue glow that stopped and hovered over the Cincinnati GE plant in Hamilton County, Ohio for four minutes before flying off toward the east at high speed. (Source: Leonard H. Stringfield, CRIFO Newsletter, April 1954, p. 4; Thomas M. Olsen, The Reference for Outstanding UFO Sighting Reports, case 37).

1955 - On this day at 5:50 p.m. a witness named Metcalfe on the ground in Paris, Illinois reported seeing a bell-shaped flying "swallow" an airplane. No aircraft were reported missing at the time. (Sources: Brent Raynes, Flying Saucers, June 1970, p. 32).

1963 - A silver, disc-shaped craft with an oval dome landed on a frozen lake in Crystal Lake, Montana for 10 minutes. A door in the object opened and then shut. The craft took off with a buzzing sound. (Source: George Fawcett, Flying Saucers magazine, June 1964, p. 56).

1967 - At 1:30 p.m. Moline, Illinois police officer Mr. Fisher, age 32, filmed 8mm motion pictures of a luminous oval or disc shaped daylight UFO flying near the Mississippi River. There are 25 feet of film, and the photographer is considered highly reliable, but the UFO has no details that are evident in the film. (Sources: New York Post, March 10, 1967; APRO Bulletin, March-April 1967, p. 7; Larry Hatch, U computer database, case #7631).

1967 - At 8:25 p.m. a triangular cluster of two red and one white lights hovered at an estimated altitude of 1,000 feet at the Andover, Massachusetts country club. The lights were steady and bright. (Source: Raymond E. Fowler case files, report dated March 9, 1967; Raymond E. Fowler, UFOs: Interplanetary Visitors, pp. 331, 345).

Andover, Massachusetts UFOs - March 3, 1967

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1967 - At 9:00 p.m. EST three witnesses in Follansbee, Virginia observed an object as they were driving on Route 2. It was round, hovered at rooftop level, and left suddenly at high speed. Its was the size of a car, and the underside showed several lights. (Source: Jacques Vallee, Passport to Magonia: A Century of Landings, case 824, citing U.S. Air Force ATIC).

1967 - At 9:05 p.m. CST a huge white disc was seen flying fast towards the east in Onawa, Iowa. It was also seen by independent witness in Eldora, Iowa at 8:30 p.m. The case was listed as an "unknown" by the Air Force. (Sources: Project Blue Book files counted in official statistics, case # 11,480; J. Allen Hynek case files; Don Berliner, Australasian Ufologist, April 1999, p. 54; Richard H. Hall, The UFO Evidence, Volume II: A Thirty Year Report, p. 332).

1969 - In Monreal del Campo, Spain at 10:00 p.m. Mr. & Mrs. Vira watched two UFOs, an ovoid object and a sphere, that flew parallel to the road on which they were driving. The ovoid object landed in a vertical position. The encounter lasted ten minutes. (Source: Vicente-Juan Ballester Olmos, Catalogue of 200 Type-I UFO Events in Spain and Portugal, p. 24, case 106).

1977 - A cigar-shaped, metallic object appeared in the sky over Nelson, Lancashire, England at 3:10 a.m., so the two witnesses stopped their car for a better look. The UFO had lights at either end that were changing color and the entire object was surrounded by a gray mist. The witnesses heard a sound they described as being like the tide coming in and going out. As the object came quite close, their car's engine stopped and the headlights dimmed. After five minutes, the object flew off and the car could be restarted. Both of the witnesses came down with headaches shortly after the sighting. (FSR, Vol. 23, No. 2)

1991 - Shortly after midnight a UFO pursued a couple named Silva in their car on a highway south of Fortaleza, Brazil. The domed disc emitted heat and made a humming sound. It left, returned, left again, then returned a second time and dropped a transparent two-meter wide ball that blew up in front of their car, only six feet away. They believe the UFO intended to harm them. (Sources: Jerome Clark, UFO Calendar 1999; Bob Pratt, UFO Danger Zone: Terror and Death in Brazil--Where Next?, p. 216).

1992 - At twn p.m. two women walking home near a lake in Hamar, Norway heard a low frequency rumbling sound, like that of a train on idle. Then a bright light hurt their eyes. Fifteen meters away was a domed craft with a triangular bottom. Inside were two figures. They had long hair, large slanted eyes, and penetrating stares. (Sources: Albert S. Rosales, Humanoid Contact Database 1992, case 626, citing Ole Jonny Braene, UFO Norge; Larry Hatch, U computer database, case 15676, citing Jerome Clark).

Written by Donald A. Johnson, Ph.D. (Revised 25 November 2005).

Compiled from the UFOCAT computer database.

Themes: disc-shaped UFOs, domed discs, hovering UFOs, landings, ovoid UFOs, physiological effects: headaches and eye pain, vehicle EM interference effects.