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July 9th, 2008 (July 09 2008)EventIran tests missiles in defiance of the worldwide calls for them to not have arms.
July 9th, 2008 (July 09 2008)DeathSeamus Brennan, Irish politicain (born in 1948)
July 9th, 2007 (July 09 2007)DeathCharles Lane, American actor (born in 1905)
July 9th, 2006 (July 09 2006)EventAt least 122 people are killed after a Sibir Airlines Airbus A310 passenger jet, carrying 200 passengers on board veers off the runway while landing at Irkutsk Airport in Siberia in wet conditions.
July 9th, 2006 (July 09 2006)DeathMilan Williams, American musician (The Commodores) (born in 1948)
July 9th, 2005 (July 09 2005)DeathYevgenij Grishin, Russian speed skater (born in 1931)
July 9th, 2005 (July 09 2005)DeathAlex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (born in 1914)
July 9th, 2005 (July 09 2005)DeathKevin Hagen, American actor (b.1928)
July 9th, 2004 (July 09 2004)EventAfter Jose Manuel Barroso s appointment to the European Commission, Portuguese President Jorge Sampaio announces that he will invite the second-in-line leader of PSD, Pedro Santana Lopes to form government.
July 9th, 2004 (July 09 2004)DeathChuck Cadman, Canadian politician (born in 1948)Chuck D Quotes
July 9th, 2004 (July 09 2004)DeathPaul Klebnikov, American journalist (born in 1963)
July 9th, 2004 (July 09 2004)DeathIsabel Sanford, American actress (born in 1917)
July 9th, 2002 (July 09 2002)EventThe African Union is established in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The first chairman is Thabo Mbeki, President of South Africa.
July 9th, 2002 (July 09 2002)DeathLaurence Janifer, American writer (born in 1933)
July 9th, 2002 (July 09 2002)DeathRod Steiger, American actor (born in 1925)
July 9th, 2000 (July 09 2000)DeathDoug Fisher, English actor (born in 1941)
July 9th, 1999 (July 09 1999)EventDays of student protests begin after Iranian police and hardliners attack a student dormitory at the University of Tehran.
July 9th, 1999 (July 09 1999)DeathRobert de Cotret, Canadian politician (born in 1944)
July 9th, 1996 (July 09 1996)DeathMelvin Belli, American attorney (born in 1907)
July 9th, 1995 (July 09 1995)BirthGeorgie Henley, English actress
July 9th, 1994 (July 09 1994)DeathBill Mosienko, Canadian ice hockey player (born in 1921)
July 9th, 1992 (July 09 1992)DeathEric Sevareid, American reporter (born in 1912)
July 9th, 1991 (July 09 1991)EventSouth Africa is readmitted into the Olympic movement after 30 years of exclusion.
July 9th, 1991 (July 09 1991)BirthSpencer Elden, Baby/Model on Nirvana (band) s Nevermind album
July 9th, 1991 (July 09 1991)BirthMitchel Musso, American actor
July 9th, 1989 (July 09 1989)EventTwo bombs explode in Mecca, killing one pilgrim and wounding 16 others.
July 9th, 1986 (July 09 1986)EventThe New Zealand Parliament passes the Homosexual Law Reform Act legalising homosexuality in New Zealand.
July 9th, 1986 (July 09 1986)BirthKiely Williams, American singer and actress
July 9th, 1986 (July 09 1986)BirthDominic Cervi, American footballer
July 9th, 1985 (July 09 1985)BirthPawel Korzeniowski, Polish swimmer
July 9th, 1985 (July 09 1985)BirthAshley Young, English footballer
July 9th, 1985 (July 09 1985)DeathCharlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (born in 1896)
July 9th, 1985 (July 09 1985)DeathJimmy Kinnon, Scottish founder of Narcotics Anonymous (born in 1911)
July 9th, 1984 (July 09 1984)EventYork Minster is struck by a lightning bolt and the resulting fire rampages through most of the building. However the cathedral valuables are rescued by clergymen and the "Rose Window" is not affected.
July 9th, 1984 (July 09 1984)BirthJacob Hoggard, singer of Canadian band Hedley (band)
July 9th, 1983 (July 09 1983)BirthLucia Micarelli, American musician
July 9th, 1982 (July 09 1982)EventA Boeing 727 carrying Pan Am Flight 759 crashes in Kenner, Louisiana killing all 146 people on board and eight others on the ground.
July 9th, 1982 (July 09 1982)BirthAshly DelGrosso, American ballroom dancer
July 9th, 1982 (July 09 1982)BirthAlecko Eskandarian, Armenian-American footballer
July 9th, 1982 (July 09 1982)BirthMaggie Ma, Canadian actress
July 9th, 1982 (July 09 1982)BirthSakon Yamamoto, Japanese race-car driver
July 9th, 1981 (July 09 1981)EventSenegalese political parties Party of Independence and Work and Democratic LeagueMovement for the Labour Party are legally recognized.
July 9th, 1981 (July 09 1981)BirthKimveer Gill, Canadian spree shooter (Dawson College shooting) (died in 2006)
July 9th, 1980 (July 09 1980)DeathVinicius de Moraes, Brazilian poet and lyricist (born in 1913)
July 9th, 1979 (July 09 1979)EventA car bomb destroys a Renault owned by famed "Nazi hunters" Serge and Beate Klarsfeld at their home in France. A note purportedly from ODESSA claims responsibility.
July 9th, 1979 (July 09 1979)BirthElla Koon, Hong Kong singer and actress
July 9th, 1979 (July 09 1979)BirthSuzanne Stokes American model, (Playmate of the Month February 2000)
July 9th, 1979 (July 09 1979)DeathCornelia Otis Skinner, American actress and author (born in 1899)
July 9th, 1978 (July 09 1978)BirthLinda Park, Korean-born actress
July 9th, 1978 (July 09 1978)BirthMark Medlock, German singer
July 9th, 1977 (July 09 1977)BirthIsaac Brock, American musician
July 9th, 1976 (July 09 1976)BirthFred Savage, American actor
July 9th, 1976 (July 09 1976)BirthJochem Uytdehaage, Dutch speed skater
July 9th, 1975 (July 09 1975)EventThe National Assembly of Senegal passes a law that paves way for a (albeit highly restricted) multi-party system.
July 9th, 1975 (July 09 1975)BirthJack White, American musician (The White Stripes}
July 9th, 1975 (July 09 1975)BirthShelton Benjamin, American professional wrestlerBen Elton Quotes
July 9th, 1974 (July 09 1974)BirthNikola Sarcevic, Swedish bassist and singer (Millencolin)
July 9th, 1974 (July 09 1974)BirthSian Berry, British politician
July 9th, 1974 (July 09 1974)DeathEarl Warren, 14th Chief Justice of the United States (born in 1891)Earl Warren Quotes
July 9th, 1973 (July 09 1973)BirthKelly Holcomb, American football player
July 9th, 1973 (July 09 1973)BirthEnrique Murciano, American actor
July 9th, 1972 (July 09 1972)DeathRobert Weede, American baritone (born in 1903)
July 9th, 1971 (July 09 1971)BirthMarc Andreessen, American software developer
July 9th, 1971 (July 09 1971)BirthDani Behr, Model & TV Presenter
July 9th, 1970 (July 09 1970)BirthTrent Green, American footballer
July 9th, 1970 (July 09 1970)BirthMasami Tsuda, Japanese manga author
July 9th, 1969 (July 09 1969)BirthJason Kearton, Australian former footballer
July 9th, 1969 (July 09 1969)BirthMark Lui, Hong Kong composer and producer
July 9th, 1968 (July 09 1968)BirthPaolo Di Canio, Italian football player
July 9th, 1968 (July 09 1968)BirthLars Gyllenhaal, Swedish author
July 9th, 1967 (July 09 1967)BirthGunnar Axen, Swedish politician
July 9th, 1967 (July 09 1967)DeathEugen Fischer, Nazi physician (born in 1874)
July 9th, 1966 (July 09 1966)BirthPamela Adlon, American voice actress
July 9th, 1965 (July 09 1965)BirthFrank Bello, American musician (Anthrax)
July 9th, 1965 (July 09 1965)BirthDavid O Hara, Irish-Scottish actor
July 9th, 1965 (July 09 1965)BirthJason Rhoades, American installation artist (died in 2006)
July 9th, 1964 (July 09 1964)BirthCourtney Love, American musicianCourtney Love Quotes
July 9th, 1964 (July 09 1964)BirthGianluca Vialli, Italian football player
July 9th, 1960 (July 09 1960)BirthMarc Mero, American professional wrestler
July 9th, 1959 (July 09 1959)BirthJim Kerr, Scottish singer (Simple Minds)
July 9th, 1959 (July 09 1959)BirthKevin Nash, American professional wrestler
July 9th, 1959 (July 09 1959)BirthClive Stafford Smith, British human-rights lawyer
July 9th, 1957 (July 09 1957)BirthKelly McGillis, American actressEric Gill Quotes
July 9th, 1957 (July 09 1957)BirthTim Kring, American writer and producer
July 9th, 1957 (July 09 1957)BirthPaul Merton, British comedian
July 9th, 1956 (July 09 1956)BirthMarc Almond, British singer
July 9th, 1956 (July 09 1956)BirthTom Hanks, American actor
July 9th, 1955 (July 09 1955)EventThe Russell-Einstein Manifesto is released by Bertrand Russell in London.Bertrand Russell Quotes
July 9th, 1955 (July 09 1955)BirthFred Norris, American radio personality
July 9th, 1955 (July 09 1955)BirthJimmy Smits, American actor
July 9th, 1955 (July 09 1955)BirthWillie Wilson, American baseball player
July 9th, 1955 (July 09 1955)BirthSteve Coppell, English football player and manager
July 9th, 1955 (July 09 1955)DeathDon Beauman, British racing driver (born in 1928)
July 9th, 1953 (July 09 1953)BirthThomas Ligotti, American author
July 9th, 1953 (July 09 1953)BirthMargie Gillis, Canadian dancer and choreographer
July 9th, 1952 (July 09 1952)BirthJohn Tesh, American composer
July 9th, 1951 (July 09 1951)BirthChris Cooper, American actor
July 9th, 1951 (July 09 1951)DeathHarry Heilmann, American Baseball player (born in 1894)
July 9th, 1950 (July 09 1950)BirthViktor Yanukovych, Prime Minister of Ukraine
July 9th, 1949 (July 09 1949)DeathFritz Bennicke Hart, English-born Australian composer (born in 1874)
July 9th, 1948 (July 09 1948)EventPakistan issues its first set of Postage stamps, bearing images of the Constituent Assembly, the Jinnah International Airport (Quaid-e-Azam International Airport), and the Shahi Fort.
July 9th, 1948 (July 09 1948)BirthHassan Wirajuda, Indonesian current foreign minister
July 9th, 1947 (July 09 1947)BirthHaruomi Hosono, Japanese musician
July 9th, 1947 (July 09 1947)BirthMitch Mitchell, English drummer (Jimi Hendrix Experience)Jimi Hendrix Quotes
July 9th, 1947 (July 09 1947)BirthO.J. Simpson, American football player and actor
July 9th, 1947 (July 09 1947)DeathLucjan Zeligowski, Polish general (born in 1865)
July 9th, 1946 (July 09 1946)BirthNatasha Pyne, English actress
July 9th, 1946 (July 09 1946)BirthBon Scott, Australian singer (AC/DC) (died in 1980)
July 9th, 1945 (July 09 1945)BirthDean R. Koontz, American authorDean R. Koontz Quotes
July 9th, 1945 (July 09 1945)BirthRoot Boy Slim, American entertainer (died in 1993)
July 9th, 1944 (July 09 1944)EventWorld War II: Battle of NormandyBritish and Canadian forces capture Caen, France.
July 9th, 1944 (July 09 1944)EventWorld War II: Battle of SaipanAmericans take Saipan.
July 9th, 1943 (July 09 1943)EventWorld War II: Operation HuskyAllied forces perform an amphibious invasion of Sicily.
July 9th, 1943 (July 09 1943)BirthJohn Casper, astronaut
July 9th, 1942 (July 09 1942)BirthRichard Roundtree, American actor
July 9th, 1942 (July 09 1942)BirthEdy Williams, American actress
July 9th, 1938 (July 09 1938)BirthBrian Dennehy, American actor
July 9th, 1938 (July 09 1938)DeathBenjamin Cardozo, American jurist (born in 1870)
July 9th, 1937 (July 09 1937)BirthDavid Hockney, English artistDavid Hockney Quotes
July 9th, 1937 (July 09 1937)DeathOliver Law, first African-American commander of U.S. troops (born in 1899)
July 9th, 1936 (July 09 1936)BirthFloyd Abrams, First Amendment attorney and advocate
July 9th, 1936 (July 09 1936)BirthJune Jordan, American poet, writer and teacher (died in 2002)
July 9th, 1936 (July 09 1936)BirthAndre Pronovost, French Canadian ice hockey player
July 9th, 1935 (July 09 1935)BirthWim Duisenberg, Dutch economist and politician (died in 2005)
July 9th, 1935 (July 09 1935)BirthMichael Williams, English actor (died in 2001)
July 9th, 1932 (July 09 1932)EventThe state of Sao Paulo revolts against the Brazilian Federal Government, starting the Constitutionalist Revolution
July 9th, 1932 (July 09 1932)BirthDonald Rumsfeld, 13th & 21st United States Secretary of DefenseDonald Rumsfeld Quotes
July 9th, 1932 (July 09 1932)DeathKing C. Gillette, American inventor (born in 1885)Eric Gill Quotes
July 9th, 1930 (July 09 1930)BirthBuddy Bregman, American musical arranger and conductor
July 9th, 1930 (July 09 1930)BirthRoy McLean, South African cricketer (died in 2007)
July 9th, 1929 (July 09 1929)BirthKing Hassan II of Morocco, (died in 1999)
July 9th, 1929 (July 09 1929)BirthLee Hazlewood, American country singer, songwriter and producer (died in 2007)
July 9th, 1929 (July 09 1929)BirthJesse McReynolds, American singer and mandolinist
July 9th, 1928 (July 09 1928)BirthFederico Bahamontes, Spanish cyclist
July 9th, 1928 (July 09 1928)BirthVince Edwards, American actor, director and singer (died in 1996)
July 9th, 1927 (July 09 1927)BirthEd Ames, American singer and actor
July 9th, 1927 (July 09 1927)BirthSusan Cabot, American actress (died in 1986)
July 9th, 1927 (July 09 1927)BirthRed Kelly, Canadian ice hockey player
July 9th, 1927 (July 09 1927)DeathJohn Drew Jr., American actor (born in 1853)
July 9th, 1926 (July 09 1926)BirthBen Roy Mottelson, American-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
July 9th, 1925 (July 09 1925)BirthGuru Dutt, legendary Bollywood director, producer and actor
July 9th, 1922 (July 09 1922)EventJohnny Weissmuller swims the 100 meters freestyle in 58.6 seconds breaking the world swimming record and the minute barrier .
July 9th, 1918 (July 09 1918)EventGreat train wreck of 1918: in Nashville, Tennessee, an inbound local train collides with an outbound express killing 101 and injuring 171 people, making it the deadliest rail accident in United States history.
July 9th, 1918 (July 09 1918)BirthJarl Wahlstrom, the 12th General of The Salvation Army (died in 1999)
July 9th, 1916 (July 09 1916)BirthSir Dean Goffin, New Zealand composer (died in 1984)
July 9th, 1916 (July 09 1916)BirthEdward Heath, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (died in 2005)
July 9th, 1915 (July 09 1915)BirthDavid Diamond, American composer (died in 2005)
July 9th, 1911 (July 09 1911)BirthMervyn Peake, British writer and illustrator (died in 1968)Mervyn Peake Quotes
July 9th, 1911 (July 09 1911)BirthJohn A. Wheeler, American physicist (died in 2008)
July 9th, 1908 (July 09 1908)BirthAllama Rasheed Turabi, Pakistani scholar, orator and philosopher (died in 1973) Philo Quotes
July 9th, 1905 (July 09 1905)BirthClarence Campbell, Canadian hockey executive (died in 1984)
July 9th, 1903 (July 09 1903)DeathAlphonse Francois Renard, Belgian geologist (born in 1842)
July 9th, 1901 (July 09 1901)BirthDame Barbara Cartland, English novelist (died in 2000)
July 9th, 1900 (July 09 1900)EventQueen Victoria gives royal assent to an Act creating the Commonwealth of Australia thus uniting separate colonies on the continent under one federal government.
July 9th, 1894 (July 09 1894)BirthPyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1984)
July 9th, 1893 (July 09 1893)BirthGeorge Geary, English cricketer (died in 1981)
July 9th, 1889 (July 09 1889)BirthLeo Dandurand, American-born Canadian hockey executive (died in 1964)
July 9th, 1882 (July 09 1882)DeathIgnacio Carrera Pinto, Chilean war hero(born in 1848)
July 9th, 1880 (July 09 1880)DeathPaul Broca, French physician and anatomist (born in 1824)
July 9th, 1879 (July 09 1879)BirthOttorino Respighi, Italian composer (died in 1936)
July 9th, 1879 (July 09 1879)BirthCarlos Chagas, Brazilian physician (died in 1934)
July 9th, 1868 (July 09 1868)EventThe 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified guaranteeing African Americans full citizenship and all persons in the United States due process of law.
July 9th, 1867 (July 09 1867)EventAn unsuccessful expedition led by E.D Young sets out to search for Dr David Livingstone (Scottish missionary and explorer).
July 9th, 1863 (July 09 1863)EventAmerican Civil War: the Siege of Port Hudson ends.
July 9th, 1858 (July 09 1858)BirthFranz Boas, German anthropologist (died in 1942)Franz Boas Quotes
July 9th, 1856 (July 09 1856)DeathAmedeo Avogadro, Italian chemist (born in 1776)
July 9th, 1856 (July 09 1856)DeathJames Strang, Mormon splinter group leader (born in 1813)
July 9th, 1855 (July 09 1855)DeathLord Raglan Commander of the British forces during the Crimean War
July 9th, 1852 (July 09 1852)DeathThomas McKean Thompson McKennan, American politician (born in 1794)
July 9th, 1850 (July 09 1850)EventPresident Zachary Taylor dies and Millard Fillmore becomes the 13th President of the United States.Zachary Taylor Quotes
July 9th, 1850 (July 09 1850)DeathBab, Persian founder of the Babi Faith (born in 1819)
July 9th, 1850 (July 09 1850)DeathZachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States (born in 1784)Zachary Taylor Quotes
July 9th, 1848 (July 09 1848)BirthRobert I, Duke of Parma, last ruling Duke of Parma (died in 1907)
July 9th, 1846 (July 09 1846)EventBy an Act of Congress, the Washington, DC area south of the Potomac River (39 mi? or about 100 km?) is returned to Virginia.
July 9th, 1836 (July 09 1836)BirthHenry Campbell-Bannerman, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (died in 1908)
July 9th, 1836 (July 09 1836)BirthCamille de Renesse, Belgian count (died in 1904)
July 9th, 1828 (July 09 1828)BirthLuigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman (died in 1913)
July 9th, 1819 (July 09 1819)BirthElias Howe, American inventor (died in 1867)
July 9th, 1816 (July 09 1816)EventArgentina declares independence from Spain.
July 9th, 1815 (July 09 1815)EventCharles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord, Prince de Benevente becomes Prime Minister of France.
July 9th, 1810 (July 09 1810)EventNapoleon annexes the Kingdom of Holland as part of the First French Empire.
July 9th, 1808 (July 09 1808)BirthAlexander William Doniphan, American lawyer and soldier (died in 1887)William Alexander Quotes
July 9th, 1807 (July 09 1807)EventTreaties of Tilsit signed by Napoleon I and Alexander I.
July 9th, 1800 (July 09 1800)BirthFriedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, German physician (died in 1885)
July 9th, 1797 (July 09 1797)DeathEdmund Burke, British philosopher and statesman (born in 1729)Edmund Burke Quotes
July 9th, 1795 (July 09 1795)DeathHenry Seymour Conway, British general and statesman (born in 1721)
July 9th, 1793 (July 09 1793)EventThe Act Against Slavery is passed in Upper Canada and the importation of slaves into Lower Canada is prohibited.
July 9th, 1790 (July 09 1790)EventRusso-Swedish War: Second Battle of Svensksundin the Baltic Sea, the Swedish Navy captures one third of the Russian fleet.
July 9th, 1789 (July 09 1789)EventIn Versailles, the National Assembly reconstitutes itself as the National Constituent Assembly and begins preparations for a French constitution.
July 9th, 1786 (July 09 1786)BirthSophie Helene Beatrix, Princess of France (died in 1787)
July 9th, 1775 (July 09 1775)BirthMatthew Lewis, English novelist (died in 1818)
July 9th, 1766 (July 09 1766)DeathJonathan Mayhew, American minister (born in 1720)
July 9th, 1764 (July 09 1764)BirthAnn Radcliffe, English writer (died in 1823)Ann Radcliffe Quotes
July 9th, 1755 (July 09 1755)EventFrench and Indian War: Braddock ExpeditionBritish troops and colonial militiamen are ambushed and suffer a devastating defeat by French and Native American forces.
July 9th, 1755 (July 09 1755)DeathGeneral Edward Braddock British Commander-in-chief of military forces in North America (born in 1695?)
July 9th, 1753 (July 09 1753)BirthWilliam Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, Governor of Newfoundland (died in 1825)
July 9th, 1747 (July 09 1747)DeathGiovanni Bononcini, Italian composer (born in 1670) Bono Quotes
July 9th, 1746 (July 09 1746)DeathPhilip V of Spain (born in 1683)
July 9th, 1742 (July 09 1742)DeathJohn Oldmixon, English historian (born in 1673)
July 9th, 1737 (July 09 1737)DeathGian Gastone de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (born in 1671)
July 9th, 1721 (July 09 1721)BirthJohann Nikolaus Gotz, German poet (died in 1781)
July 9th, 1706 (July 09 1706)DeathPierre Le Moyne d Iberville, French Canadian sailor and explorer (born in 1661)
July 9th, 1689 (July 09 1689)BirthAlexis Piron, French writer (died in 1773)
July 9th, 1686 (July 09 1686)BirthPhilip Livingston, American politician (died in 1749)
July 9th, 1654 (July 09 1654)BirthEmperor Reigen of Japan (died in 1732)
July 9th, 1654 (July 09 1654)DeathFerdinand IV of Germany (born in 1633)
July 9th, 1578 (July 09 1578)BirthFerdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (died in 1637)
July 9th, 1577 (July 09 1577)BirthThomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, English Jamestown colonist (died in 1618)
July 9th, 1553 (July 09 1553)DeathMaurice, Elector of Saxony (born in 1521)
July 9th, 1541 (July 09 1541)EventEstevao da Gama departs Massawa, leaving behind 400 matchlock men and 150 slaves under his brother Christovao da Gama, with orders to help the Emperor of Ethiopia defeat Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi who has invaded his Empire.
July 9th, 1540 (July 09 1540)EventHenry VIII of England annuls his marriage to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves. Henry VIII of England Quotes
July 9th, 1511 (July 09 1511)BirthDorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg, queen of Denmark and Norway (died in 1571)
July 9th, 1386 (July 09 1386)DeathLeopold III of Austria (born in 1351)
July 9th, 1357 (July 09 1357)EventCharles IV, Holy Roman Emperor assists laying the foundation stone of Charles Bridge in Prague.
July 9th, 1228 (July 09 1228)DeathStephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury
July 9th, 0518 (July 09 0518)DeathAnastasius I, Byzantine Emperor (born in 430)
July 9th, 0455 (July 09 0455)EventRoman military commander Avitus is proclaimed emperor of the Western Roman Empire.

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