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9th of July 0455 EVENT Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
9th of July 1357 EVENT Emperor Charles IV assists in laying the foundation stone of Charles Bridge in Prague.
9th of July 1540 EVENT King Henry VIII of England annuls his marriage to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves.
9th of July 1541 EVENT Estevao 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 had invaded his Empire.
9th of July 1755 EVENT French and Indian War: Braddock Expedition : British troops and colonial militiamen are ambushed and suffer a devastating defeat by French and Native American forces.
9th of July 1789 EVENT In Versailles, the National Assembly reconstitutes itself as the National Constituent Assembly and begins preparations for a French constitution.
9th of July 1790 EVENT Russo-Swedish War: Second Battle of Svensksund : in the Baltic Sea, the Swedish Navy captures one third of the Russian fleet.
9th of July 1793 EVENT The Act Against Slavery is passed in Upper Canada and the importation of slaves into Lower Canada is prohibited.
9th of July 1807 EVENT The Treaties of Tilsit are signed by Napoleon I of France and Alexander I of Russia.
9th of July 1810 EVENT Napoleon annexes the Kingdom of Holland as part of the First French Empire.
9th of July 1815 EVENT Talleyrand becomes Prime Minister of France.
9th of July 1816 EVENT Argentina declares independence from Spain.
9th of July 1821 EVENT 470 prominent Cypriots including Archbishop Kyprianos are executed in response to Cypriot aid to the Greek War of Independence
9th of July 1846 EVENT The territory of the District of Columbia south of the Potomac River (39 mi? or about 100 km?) is returned to Virginia through an Act of Congress.
9th of July 1850 EVENT U.S. President Zachary Taylor dies and Millard Fillmore becomes the 13th President of the United States.
9th of July 1850 EVENT The Persian prophet Bab is executed in Tabriz, Persia.
9th of July 1863 EVENT American Civil War: the Siege of Port Hudson ends.
9th of July 1867 EVENT An unsuccessful expedition led by E.D. Young sets out to search for Dr David Livingstone (Scottish missionary and explorer).
9th of July 1868 EVENT The 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.
9th of July 1875 EVENT Outbreak of the Herzegovina Uprising against Ottoman rule, which would last until 1878 and have far-reaching implications throughout the Balkans
9th of July 1900 EVENT Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom gives royal assent to an Act creating the Commonwealth of Australia thus uniting separate colonies on the continent under one federal government.
9th of July 1918 EVENT Great 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.
9th of July 1922 EVENT Johnny Weissmuller swims the 100 meters freestyle in 58.6 seconds breaking the world swimming record and the 'minute barrier'.
9th of July 1932 EVENT The state of Sao Paulo revolts against the Brazilian Federal Government, starting the Constitutionalist Revolution
9th of July 1943 EVENT World War II: Operation Husky : Allied forces perform an amphibious invasion of Sicily.
9th of July 1944 EVENT World War II: Battle of Normandy : British and Canadian forces capture Caen, France.
9th of July 1944 EVENT World War II: Battle of Saipan : American forces take Saipan in the Mariana Islands.
9th of July 1947 EVENT The engagement of Britain's Princess Elizabeth to Lt. Philip Mountbatten is announced.
9th of July 1948 EVENT Pakistan 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.
9th of July 1955 EVENT The Russell-Einstein Manifesto is released by Bertrand Russell in London.
9th of July 1958 EVENT Lituya Bay is hit by a mega-tsunami. The wave is recorded at 524 meters high, the largest in recorded history.
9th of July 1962 EVENT Andy Warhol's Campbell's Soup Cans exhibition opens at the Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles.
9th of July 1962 EVENT The Starfish Prime high-altitude nuclear test is conducted by the United States of America.
9th of July 1979 EVENT A car bomb destroys a Renault motor car owned by famed "Nazi hunters" Serge and Beate Klarsfeld at their home in France. A note purportedly from ODESSA claims responsibility.
9th of July 1982 EVENT Pan Am Flight 759 crashes in Kenner, Louisiana killing all 145 people on board and eight others on the ground.
9th of July 1986 EVENT The New Zealand Parliament passes the Homosexual Law Reform Act legalising homosexuality in New Zealand.
9th of July 1989 EVENT Two bombs explode in Mecca killing one pilgrim and wounding 16 others.
9th of July 1991 EVENT South Africa is readmitted into the Olympic movement after 30 years of exclusion.
9th of July 1995 EVENT The Navaly church bombing is carried out by the Sri Lankan Air Force killing 125 Tamil civilian refugees.
9th of July 1999 EVENT Days of student protests begin after Iranian police and hardliners attack a student dormitory at the University of Tehran.
9th of July 2002 EVENT The African Union is established in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Its first chairman is Thabo Mbeki, President of South Africa.
9th of July 2006 EVENT At least 122 people are killed after a Sibir Airlines Airbus A310 passenger jet, carrying 200 passengers veers off the runway while landing in wet conditions at Irkutsk Airport in Siberia.
9th of July 1511 BIRTHDAY Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg, wife of Christian III of Denmark (d. 1571)
9th of July 1577 BIRTHDAY Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, English-born Jamestown colonist (d. 1618)
9th of July 1578 BIRTHDAY Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1637)
9th of July 1654 BIRTHDAY Emperor Reigen of Japan (d. 1732)
9th of July 1686 BIRTHDAY Philip Livingston, American politician (d. 1749)
9th of July 1689 BIRTHDAY Alexis Piron, French epigrammatist and dramatist (d. 1773)
9th of July 1721 BIRTHDAY Johann Nikolaus Gotz, German poet (d. 1781)
9th of July 1753 BIRTHDAY William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, English territorial governor (d. 1825)
9th of July 1764 BIRTHDAY Ann Radcliffe, English novelist (d. 1823)
9th of July 1775 BIRTHDAY Matthew Lewis, English novelist (d. 1818)
9th of July 1786 BIRTHDAY Princess Sophie Helene Beatrice of France, daughter of Louis XVI of France and Marie Antoinette (d. 1787)
9th of July 1800 BIRTHDAY Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, German physician (d. 1885)
9th of July 1808 BIRTHDAY Alexander William Doniphan, American lawyer and soldier (d. 1887)
9th of July 1819 BIRTHDAY Elias Howe, American inventor (d. 1867)
9th of July 1828 BIRTHDAY Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman (d. 1913)
9th of July 1836 BIRTHDAY Henry Campbell-Bannerman, British statesman (d. 1908)
9th of July 1836 BIRTHDAY Camille of Renesse-Breidbach, Belgian nobleman and entrepreneur (d. 1904)
9th of July 1848 BIRTHDAY Robert I, Duke of Parma, Italian nobleman (d. 1907)
9th of July 1858 BIRTHDAY Franz Boas, German anthropologist (d. 1942)
9th of July 1879 BIRTHDAY Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (d. 1936)
9th of July 1879 BIRTHDAY Carlos Chagas, Brazilian physician (d. 1934)
9th of July 1889 BIRTHDAY Leo Dandurand, American-born Canadian hockey executive (d. 1964)
9th of July 1893 BIRTHDAY George Geary, English cricketer (d. 1981)
9th of July 1894 BIRTHDAY Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)
9th of July 1901 BIRTHDAY Dame Barbara Cartland, English novelist (d. 2000)
9th of July 1901 BIRTHDAY Konstantinos Kallias, Greek politician (d. 2004)
9th of July 1905 BIRTHDAY Clarence Campbell, Canadian hockey executive (d. 1984)
9th of July 1908 BIRTHDAY Allama Rasheed Turabi, Pakistani scholar, orator and philosopher (d. 1973)
9th of July 1911 BIRTHDAY Mervyn Peake, British writer and illustrator (d. 1968)
9th of July 1911 BIRTHDAY John A. Wheeler, American physicist (d. 2008)
9th of July 1915 BIRTHDAY David Diamond, American composer (d. 2005)
9th of July 1916 BIRTHDAY Sir Dean Goffin, New Zealand composer (d. 1984)
9th of July 1916 BIRTHDAY Edward Heath, British statesman (d. 2005)
9th of July 1918 BIRTHDAY Jarl Wahlstrom, Finnish 12th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1999)
9th of July 1925 BIRTHDAY Guru Dutt, Indian filmmaker and actor (d. 1964)
9th of July 1925 BIRTHDAY Charles E. Wicks, American academic
9th of July 1926 BIRTHDAY Ben Roy Mottelson, American-born physicist; Nobel laureate
9th of July 1927 BIRTHDAY Ed Ames, American singer and actor
9th of July 1927 BIRTHDAY Susan Cabot, American actress (d. 1986)
9th of July 1927 BIRTHDAY Red Kelly, Canadian ice hockey player
9th of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Vince Edwards, American actor (d. 1996)
9th of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Federico Bahamontes, Spanish cyclist
9th of July 1929 BIRTHDAY King Hassan II of Morocco (d. 1999)
9th of July 1929 BIRTHDAY Lee Hazlewood, American country singer, songwriter and producer (d. 2007)
9th of July 1929 BIRTHDAY Jesse McReynolds, American singer and mandolinist
9th of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Roy McLean, South African cricketer (d. 2007)
9th of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Buddy Bregman, American musical arranger and conductor
9th of July 1932 BIRTHDAY Donald Rumsfeld, 13th and 21st United States Secretary of Defense
9th of July 1933 BIRTHDAY Oliver Sacks, British neurologist and author
9th of July 1934 BIRTHDAY Michael Graves, American architect
9th of July 1935 BIRTHDAY Michael Williams, English actor (d. 2001)
9th of July 1935 BIRTHDAY Wim Duisenberg, Dutch economist and politician (d. 2005)
9th of July 1936 BIRTHDAY June Jordan, American poet, writer and teacher (d. 2002)
9th of July 1936 BIRTHDAY Floyd Abrams, American attorney and advocate
9th of July 1936 BIRTHDAY Andre Pronovost, French-Canadian ice hockey player
9th of July 1936 BIRTHDAY Richard Wilson, Scottish actor and director
9th of July 1937 BIRTHDAY David Hockney, English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer
9th of July 1938 BIRTHDAY Sanjeev Kumar, Indian actor (d.1985)
9th of July 1938 BIRTHDAY Brian Dennehy, American actor
9th of July 1940 BIRTHDAY Eugene Victor Wolfenstein, American political scientist (d. 2010)
9th of July 1942 BIRTHDAY Edy Williams, American actress
9th of July 1942 BIRTHDAY Richard Roundtree, American actor
9th of July 1943 BIRTHDAY John Casper, American astronaut
9th of July 1945 BIRTHDAY Dean R. Koontz, American novelist
9th of July 1945 BIRTHDAY Root Boy Slim, American entertainer (d. 1993)
9th of July 1946 BIRTHDAY Bon Scott, Australian singer (AC/DC) (d. 1980)
9th of July 1946 BIRTHDAY Gerhard Kramm American atmospheric scientist
9th of July 1946 BIRTHDAY Natasha Pyne, English actress
9th of July 1947 BIRTHDAY Haruomi Hosono, Japanese bassist (Yellow Magic Orchestra)
9th of July 1947 BIRTHDAY O.J. Simpson, American football player and actor
9th of July 1947 BIRTHDAY Mitch Mitchell, English drummer (Jimi Hendrix Experience) (d. 2008)
9th of July 1948 BIRTHDAY Hassan Wirajuda, Indonesian politician
9th of July 1949 BIRTHDAY Jesse Duplantis, American evangelist and author
9th of July 1950 BIRTHDAY Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainian politician
9th of July 1951 BIRTHDAY Chris Cooper, American actor
9th of July 1952 BIRTHDAY John Tesh, American composer
9th of July 1953 BIRTHDAY Thomas Ligotti, American writer
9th of July 1953 BIRTHDAY Margie Gillis, Canadian dancer and choreographer
9th of July 1955 BIRTHDAY Steve Coppell, English footballer and manager
9th of July 1955 BIRTHDAY Fred Norris, American radio personality
9th of July 1955 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Smits, American actor
9th of July 1955 BIRTHDAY Lindsey Graham, American politician
9th of July 1955 BIRTHDAY Willie Wilson, American baseball player
9th of July 1956 BIRTHDAY Tom Hanks, American actor
9th of July 1957 BIRTHDAY Tim Kring, American writer and producer
9th of July 1957 BIRTHDAY Marc Almond, British singer
9th of July 1957 BIRTHDAY Kelly McGillis, American actress
9th of July 1957 BIRTHDAY Jim Paxson, American basketball player
9th of July 1957 BIRTHDAY Paul Merton, British comedian
9th of July 1959 BIRTHDAY Jim Kerr, Scottish singer (Simple Minds)
9th of July 1959 BIRTHDAY Kevin Nash, American pro wrestler
9th of July 1959 BIRTHDAY Clive Stafford Smith, British lawyer
9th of July 1960 BIRTHDAY Marc Mero, American pro wrestler
9th of July 1963 BIRTHDAY Klaus Theiss, German footballer
9th of July 1964 BIRTHDAY Courtney Love, American singer and guitarist (Hole) and actress
9th of July 1964 BIRTHDAY Gianluca Vialli, Italian football player and coach
9th of July 1965 BIRTHDAY Frank Bello, American bassist (Anthrax)
9th of July 1965 BIRTHDAY Thomas Jahn, German actor and director
9th of July 1965 BIRTHDAY David O'Hara, Scottish actor
9th of July 1965 BIRTHDAY Jason Rhoades, American installation artist (d. 2006)
9th of July 1966 BIRTHDAY Pamela Adlon, American voice actress
9th of July 1967 BIRTHDAY Gunnar Axen, Swedish politician
9th of July 1967 BIRTHDAY Mark Stoops, American football coach
9th of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Paolo Di Canio, Italian football player
9th of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Lars Gyllenhaal, Swedish historian
9th of July 1969 BIRTHDAY Jason Kearton, Australian footballer
9th of July 1969 BIRTHDAY Mark Lui, Hong Kong composer and producer
9th of July 1970 BIRTHDAY Dani Behr, English model and TV presenter
9th of July 1970 BIRTHDAY Trent Green, American football player
9th of July 1970 BIRTHDAY Masami Tsuda, Japanese manga author
9th of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Marc Andreessen, American software developer
9th of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Scott Grimes, American voice actor (American Dad!)
9th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Kelly Holcomb, American football player
9th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Enrique Murciano, American actor
9th of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Sian Berry, British politician
9th of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Gary Kelly, Irish football player
9th of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Nikola Sarcevic, Swedish bassist and singer (Millencolin)
9th of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Japanese actor & singer (SMAP)
9th of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Isaac Brock, American singer and musician (Modest Mouse, Ugly Casanova)
9th of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Shelton Benjamin, American pro wrestler
9th of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Craig Quinnell, Welsh rugby player
9th of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Jack White, American vocalist and musician (The White Stripes)
9th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Fred Savage, American actor
9th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Jochem Uytdehaage, Dutch speed skater
9th of July 1978 BIRTHDAY Nuno Santos, Portuguese footballer
9th of July 1978 BIRTHDAY Kara Goucher, American long distance runner
9th of July 1978 BIRTHDAY Mark Medlock, German singer
9th of July 1978 BIRTHDAY Linda Park, Korean-born actress
9th of July 1979 BIRTHDAY Ella Koon, Hong Kong singer and actress
9th of July 1979 BIRTHDAY Suzanne Stokes, American model
9th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Jersey Cowboy, American pro wrestler
9th of July 1981 BIRTHDAY Kimveer Gill, Canadian spree shooter (Dawson College shooting) (d. 2006)
9th of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Ashly DelGrosso, American ballroom dancer
9th of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Alecko Eskandarian, American footballer
9th of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Maggie Ma, Canadian actress
9th of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Toby Kebbell, English actor
9th of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Sakon Yamamoto, Japanese racing driver
9th of July 1983 BIRTHDAY Lucia Micarelli, American violinist (Jethro Tull)
9th of July 1984 BIRTHDAY Gianni Fabiano, Italian footballer
9th of July 1984 BIRTHDAY Jacob Hoggard, Canadian singer (Hedley)
9th of July 1985 BIRTHDAY Ashley Young, English footballer
9th of July 1985 BIRTHDAY Pawe? Korzeniowski, Polish swimmer
9th of July 1986 BIRTHDAY Dominic Cervi, American footballer
9th of July 1986 BIRTHDAY Kiely Williams, American singer and actress
9th of July 1986 BIRTHDAY Simon Dumont, American freestyle skier
9th of July 1990 BIRTHDAY Rafael Pereira da Silva, Brazilian footballer
9th of July 1990 BIRTHDAY Fabio Pereira da Silva, Brazilian footballer
9th of July 1991 BIRTHDAY Spencer Elden, American model
9th of July 1991 BIRTHDAY Mitchel Musso, American actor
9th of July 1995 BIRTHDAY Georgie Henley, English actress
9th of July 0518 DEATH Anastasius I, Byzantine Emperor (Born 430)
9th of July 1228 DEATH Stephen Langton, English clergyman, Archbishop of Canterbury (Bornc. 1150)
9th of July 1386 DEATH Leopold III, Duke of Austria (Born 1351)
9th of July 1553 DEATH Maurice, Elector of Saxony (Born 1521)
9th of July 1654 DEATH Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans (Born 1633)
9th of July 1706 DEATH Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville, French-Canadian sailor and explorer (Born 1661)
9th of July 1737 DEATH Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (Born 1671)
9th of July 1742 DEATH John Oldmixon, English historian (Born 1673)
9th of July 1746 DEATH King Philip V of Spain (Born 1683)
9th of July 1747 DEATH Giovanni Bononcini, Italian composer (Born 1670)
9th of July 1756 DEATH Pieter Langendijk, Dutch dramatist and poet (Born 1683); other date proposed is July 18 (see)
9th of July 1766 DEATH Jonathan Mayhew, American minister (Born 1720)
9th of July 1771 DEATH Michail Baknanas, Greek trader (birth year unknown)
9th of July 1795 DEATH Henry Seymour Conway, British general and statesman (Born 1721)
9th of July 1797 DEATH Edmund Burke, British philosopher and statesman (Born 1729)
9th of July 1850 DEATH Bab, Persian founder of Babism (Born 1819)
9th of July 1850 DEATH Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States (Born 1784)
9th of July 1852 DEATH Thomas McKean Thompson McKennan, American politician (Born 1794)
9th of July 1855 DEATH FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan, British military officer (Born 1788)
9th of July 1856 DEATH James Strang, American religious figure (Born 1813)
9th of July 1856 DEATH Amedeo Avogadro, Italian chemist (Born 1776)
9th of July 1880 DEATH Paul Broca, French physician and anatomist (Born 1824)
9th of July 1882 DEATH Ignacio Carrera Pinto, Chilean war hero(Born 1848)
9th of July 1903 DEATH Alphonse Francois Renard, Belgian geologist (Born 1842)
9th of July 1927 DEATH John Drew Jr., American actor (Born 1853)
9th of July 1932 DEATH King C. Gillette, American inventor (Born 1855)
9th of July 1937 DEATH Oliver Law, American military officer (Born 1899)
9th of July 1938 DEATH Benjamin Cardozo, American jurist (Born 1870)
9th of July 1947 DEATH Lucjan Zeligowski, Polish general (Born 1865)
9th of July 1949 DEATH Fritz Hart, English-born Australian composer (Born 1874)
9th of July 1951 DEATH Harry Heilmann, American baseball player (Born 1894)
9th of July 1955 DEATH Don Beauman, British racing driver (Born 1928)
9th of July 1967 DEATH Eugen Fischer, German physician (Born 1874)
9th of July 1972 DEATH Robert Weede, American baritone (Born 1903)
9th of July 1974 DEATH Earl Warren, American jurist (Born 1891)
9th of July 1977 DEATH Alice Paul, American suffragist figure (Born 1885)
9th of July 1979 DEATH Cornelia Otis Skinner, American actress and author (Born 1899)
9th of July 1980 DEATH Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian poet and lyricist (Born 1913)
9th of July 1983 DEATH Keith Wickenden, British politician (Born 1932)
9th of July 1985 DEATH Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (Born 1896)
9th of July 1985 DEATH Jimmy Kinnon, Scottish-born American founder of Narcotics Anonymous (Born 1911)
9th of July 1992 DEATH Eric Sevareid, American reporter (Born 1912)
9th of July 1994 DEATH Bill Mosienko, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1921)
9th of July 1996 DEATH Melvin Belli, American attorney (Born 1907)
9th of July 1999 DEATH Robert de Cotret, Canadian politician (Born 1944)
9th of July 2000 DEATH Doug Fisher, English actor (Born 1941)
9th of July 2002 DEATH Laurence Janifer, American writer (Born 1933)
9th of July 2002 DEATH Rod Steiger, American actor (Born 1925)
9th of July 2004 DEATH Isabel Sanford, American actress (Born 1917)
9th of July 2004 DEATH Paul Klebnikov, American journalist (Born 1963)
9th of July 2004 DEATH Riley Dobi Noel, American convicted murderer (Born 1972)
9th of July 2005 DEATH Yevgenij Grishin, Russian speed skater (Born 1931)
9th of July 2005 DEATH Kevin Hagen, American actor (Born 1928)
9th of July 2005 DEATH Chuck Cadman, Canadian politician (Born 1948)
9th of July 2005 DEATH Alex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1914)
9th of July 2006 DEATH Milan Williams, American keyboardist (The Commodores) (Born 1948)
9th of July 2007 DEATH Charles Lane, American actor (Born 1905)
9th of July 2008 DEATH Seamus Brennan, Irish politician (Born 1948)
9th of July 2010 DEATH Jessica Anderson, Australian novelist (Born 1916)

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