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July 9 – A Day as Today. Find out what happened a day like today, July 9: Who was born? Who died? What is celebrated? Ephemeris of July 9th in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of July 9:
In the Gregorian Calendar, July 9 is the 190th
(hundredth – ninety) day of the year.

There are 175 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

Superstition is the religion of weak spirits.

— Edmund Burke
Irish writer (died July 9, 1797)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

July 9 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 585 a. C .: in Greece there is an eclipse of the sun that had been predicted by the astronomer Thales of Miletus.
  • 251: in Crete (Greece), an earthquake of X degrees on the Mercalli scale occurs. The death toll is unknown.
  • 253: an earthquake of X degrees on the Mercalli scale occurs in Pergamum (Turkey, 30 km east of the Aegean Sea). The death toll is unknown.
  • 455: in Italy, the Roman military commander Avito is proclaimed emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
  • 869: in Sendai (Japan), an 8.6 earthquake occurs, subsequently causing a tsunami.
  • 1357: in Prague (Bohemia), the Emperor Charles IV of Luxembourg (of the Holy Roman Empire) assists in the installation of the cornerstone of the Charles Bridge.
  • 1429: in France, Joan of Arc opens the doors of Troyes to Carlos VII, whom she will have consecrated in Reims.
  • 1540: in England, Enrique VIII annuls the marriage of him with the fourth wife of him, Ana de Cleves.
  • 1541: in Africa, Estevão da Gama leaves Massawa, leaving behind 400 musketeers and 150 slaves under the orders of his brother Christovão da Gama, to assist the Emperor of Ethiopia in defeating Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi (1507-1543 ), who had invaded his empire.
  • 1749: in Canada, the British found the port of Halifax (Nova Scotia) in response to the French settlement in Louisburg.
  • 1755 – Near Fort Duquesne (Pennsylvania), French and Indian forces ambush and defeat the British and American militiamen. General Edward Braddock is mortally wounded, and Colonel George Washington survives.
  • 1762: in Russia, Catherine II is named empress.
  • 1789: in Versailles (France), the National Assembly is constituted as a preliminary step for the creation of a national Constitution.
  • 1790: in the Gulf of Finland, near the current port of Kotka, in the framework of the Russo-Swedish War, the second battle of Svensksund is fought in which the Swedish fleet captures a third of the Russian fleet.
  • 1793: in Canada, in the north the law against slavery is established; in the south, the importation of more slaves is prohibited.
  • 1810: in the Netherlands, Napoleon Bonaparte officially includes the Netherlands in the French Empire.
  • 1815: in France, Talleyrand is appointed Prime Minister.
  • 1816: in Argentina, the Congress of Tucumán proclaims its independence from Spain. (In 1810 the first independent government had been established: the First Junta, but before the little patriot military preparation in that year 1810, Argentine Independence was only officially declared in 1816).
  • 1846: in the United States, by an act of Congress, the area of ​​Washington south of the Potomac River (100 km²) is returned to the state of Virginia.
  • 1850: President Zachary Taylor dies in the United States and Millard Fillmore becomes the 13th president of this country.
  • 1860: in Damascus (Syria), the Muslims of the Ottoman Empire carry out a massacre of Christians.
  • 1863: near present-day East Baton Rouge (Louisiana, United States), the siege of Port Hudson ends.
  • 1867: in Africa the expedition of Edward D. Young in search of the British missionary and explorer David Livingstone ends without success.
  • 1877: the first Wimbledon tennis tournament is held in London.
  • 1882: in Peru – within the framework of the Breña Campaign (conflict with Chile) – the Battle of Concepción is fought.
  • 1896: In the United States, William Jennings Bryan delivers his speech about the gold crusade.
  • 1900: In the United Kingdom, Queen Victoria authorizes the creation of the Commonwealth of Australia, uniting the various separate colonies into a single federal government.
  • 1903: in France, the cyclist Maurice Garin wins the first Tour de France.
  • 1916: in Buenos Aires (Argentina) the South American Football Confederation is created.
  • 1918: in Nashville, Tennessee, a local train collides with an express. There are 101 dead and 171 injured. It is the most serious rail accident in the history of that country.
  • 1921: At the Jilafat conference, held in Karachi, Pakistan, Maulana Muhammad Ali Johar delivers his famous seditious speech against the British.
  • 1922: in Lima (Peru) the Brotherhood of Knights of San Martín de Porres and San Juan Macías is founded.
  • 1922: In the United States, swimmer and actor Johnny Weissmüller swims 100 meters in freestyle in 58.6 seconds, breaking the world record and breaking the “minute barrier.”
  • 1932: the Lausanne (Switzerland) conference establishes the cancellation of Germany’s debt for war compensation.
  • 1932: in the state of São Paulo (Brazil) the so-called Constitutionalist Revolution begins, which – supported by Mato Grosso – rises against the Getúlio Vargas dictatorship.
  • 1933: In the province of Upsala (Sweden) the highest temperature in the history of that country is registered: 38 ° C (100.4 ° F). That temperature will be repeated only on June 29, 1947.
  • 1940: in the naval battle of Punta Stilo (Italy), the British battleship HMS Warspite attacks the Italian battleship Giulio Césare; the Italian fleet withdraws. The Regia Aeronautica attacks the British ships, but obtains little results.
  • 1941: the CSIR (Italian Expedition Corps) departs from Italy to help Nazi Germany in the invasion of the Soviet Union.
  • 1942: in Amsterdam (Netherlands), in the framework of the holocaust, the family of Anne Frank hides in a warehouse in the attic above the office of her father.
  • 1943: in Italy ―in the framework of World War II―, the allied forces carry out the amphibious invasion of Sicily (Operation Husky).
  • 1944: in the battle of Normandy (France), British and Canadian forces capture Caen.
  • 1944: in Oceania, American forces take the island of Saipan (Northern Marianas).
  • 1948: Pakistan issues the first postage stamps, with images of the Constituent Assembly, Karachi airport and Fort Lahore.
  • 1951: Laos joins UNESCO.
  • 1955: in London the philosopher Bertrand Russell presents the Russell-Einstein Manifesto on nuclear disarmament.
  • 1958: in the closed Lituya Bay (Alaska) a strong earthquake causes the Lituya glacier to fall into the bay, generating the highest known megatsunami in human history (see Lituya Bay tsunami), which devastated the coast up to a height of 520 m. Two fishermen die.
  • 1958: in Greece, Constantinos Karamanlís takes power again.
  • 1962: 400 km above the Johnston Atoll (in the Pacific Ocean), the United States detonates the 1450 kt Starfish Prime atomic bomb. By comparison, the Hiroshima bomb blast was equivalent to 13 kt.
  • 1968: in South Bank (London), the Hayward gallery opens.
  • 1975: in Senegal, the National Assembly passes a law to develop a multiparty democratic system.
  • 1977: On the occasion of National Youth Day, the Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet makes the Chacarillas speech, in which he announces the bases for a new institutionality.
  • 1978: in Italy, Sandro Pertini is sworn in as the seventh president. He had been elected on July 8 with 832 votes out of 995.
  • 1979: in France a car bomb destroys the Renault car of the famous “Nazi hunters” Beate and Serge Klarsfeld at their home. In a note, the Nazi group ODESSA declares itself responsible.
  • 1979: the American Voyager 2 probe passes 570,000 km from Jupiter; discovers that the planet has rings and transmits photos of its satellites.
  • nineteen eighty one:
    • In Senegal, the government legally recognizes the political parties PIT (Party for Independence and Labor) and the LD-MPT (Democratic League: on the Move for the Labor Party).
    • In Argentina, the Military Junta frees former President María Estela Martínez de Perón, who takes refuge in Spain. A group of political party leaders forms the Multipartidaria. The purpose of the alliance of political forces is to demand institutional normalization and the convening of national elections.
    • In Japan the video game Donkey Kong is launched.
  • 1982: in Kenner (Louisiana, United States) a Boeing 727 falls carrying Pan Am flight 759; its 146 passengers and 8 people on the ground die.
  • 1984: in York (United Kingdom), lightning strikes York Minster; the resulting fire spreads throughout the building. However, the rose window is not destroyed and the priests rescue all the goods.
  • 1989: in Mecca (Arabia) two bombs explode, killing 1 pilgrim and wounding 16.
  • 1991: in Canada, the International Federation for Human Rights denounces the violation of human rights committed by police and military during the crisis of the Mohawk Indians in Oka (near Quebec). Canadians wanted to build a golf course on top of a sacred cemetery.
  • 1991: South Africa is accepted into the Olympics, after 30 years of exclusion for racism.
  • 1995: in Soldier Field (Chicago, United States), the rock group Grateful Dead performs the last concert of their 30-year career.
  • 1997: In the United States, boxer Mike Tyson’s license is suspended for at least one year, and he must pay a $ 3 million fine for having Evander Holyfield’s ear bitten off during a fight.
  • 1997: in Venezuela, 81 people die from an earthquake (7.0 scale) with its epicenter off the country’s coast.
  • 1997: in Brazil, a TAM Lineas Aereas Fokker 100 throws engineer Fernando Caldeira de Moura Campos at 2,400 meters in free fall after an explosion that depressurizes the aircraft.
  • 1999: in Tehran (Iran) several days of student protest begin after the police attacked a student dormitory of the University of Tehran.
  • 2001: in Santiago de Chile, the Court of Appeals establishes that Augusto Pinochet is temporarily not indictable due to “moderate insanity.”
  • 2002: in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) the African Union is established. The first president is Thabo Mbeki, president of South Africa.
  • 2004: In the United States, the Senate commission on intelligence services affirms that the government’s assertions about the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq as a motive for the invasion of that country were “wrong”. The commission acquits the White House.
  • 2004: in The Hague, the Permanent Court of International Justice (with only the vote against the United States), declares that Israel’s retaining wall is “contrary to international law.” In Israel, Ariel Sharón affirms that therefore the July 10 attack is “endorsed by the International Court in The Hague.”
  • 2004: in Portugal, after José Manuel Durão Barroso is appointed president of the European Commission, President Jorge Sampaio announces that he will invite the leader of the PSD, Pedro Santana Lopes to form a government.
  • 2005: South Sudan declares its independence from Sudan
  • 2005: Giant panda Tai Shan is born at the Washington D.C. National Zoo.
  • 2006: in Germany, in the final of the FIFA World Cup, at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, France and Italy meet. Italy became the champion by winning on penalties 5-3, after being tied 1-1 in regulation time.
  • 2007: in Argentina, it snows in many cities of the country where this meteorological phenomenon is not frequent. One of them was Buenos Aires, where it hadn’t snowed for 89 years. See Snowfall in Argentina of July 9, 2007.
  • 2011: proclamation of the independence of South Sudan, a former autonomous region of Sudan made up of 10 states.
  • 2014: Bahamas and Nicaragua report their first cases of Chikungunya epidemic arthritis.
  • 2014: The second semifinal of the 2014 World Cup was held at the Corinthians Arena in Brazil, where Argentina beat the Netherlands (Holland) 2-4 on penalties and thus managed to return to a world final after 24 years.
  • 2015: in La Paz (Bolivia), President Evo Morales gives Pope Francis a replica of the crucifix of the journalist, filmmaker and Marxist priest Luis Espinal (1932-1980), assassinated in La Paz (the day before, the Pope had prayed in the site where the body of the Jesuit was found).

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

July 9 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1249: Kameyama Tennō, Japanese emperor (d. 1305).
  • 1511: Dorotea of ​​Saxony-Lauenburg, queen consort of Denmark and Norway (d. 1571).
  • 1577: Thomas West, British politician (d. 1618).
  • 1578: Ferdinand II of Habsburg, German Emperor (d. 1637).
  • 1654: Reigen Tennō, Japanese emperor (d. 1732).
  • 1764: Ann Radcliffe, British writer (d. 1823).
  • 1766: Johanna Schopenhauer, German writer (d. 1839).
  • 1775: Matthew Lewis, British novelist (d. 1818).
  • 1786: Sofia Helena Beatriz of France, French princess (d. 1787).
  • 1800: Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, German physician (d. 1885).
  • 1808: Alexander William Doniphan, American lawyer and soldier (d. 1887).
  • 1819 – Elias Howe, American inventor (d. 1867).
  • 1821: Juan Díaz de Garayo, Spanish criminal psychopath (d. 1881).
  • 1834: Jan Neruda, Czech writer and poet (d. 1891).
  • 1836: Henry Campbell-Bannerman, British Prime Minister and politician (d. 1908).
  • 1847: Wong Fei Hung, doctor and master of Chinese martial arts (d. 1924).
  • 1848: Robert I of Parma, Italian aristocrat (d. 1907).
  • 1858: Franz Boas, American anthropologist (d. 1942).
  • 1868: Alexandre Promio, French filmmaker (d. 1927).
  • 1876: Honorio Pueyrredon, Argentine professor and politician (d. 1945).
  • 1879: Carlos Chagas, Brazilian doctor and hygienist (d. 1934).
  • 1879: Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (d. 1936).
  • 1887: Emilio Mola, Spanish military (d. 1937).
  • 1887: Saturnino Herrán, Mexican painter (d. 1918).
  • 1890: Efrén Núñez Mata, Mexican doctor and writer (d. 1974).
  • 1893: Mimí Derba, Mexican singer and actress (d. 1953).
  • 1899: Cirilo Cánovas García, Spanish politician (d. 1973).
  • 1901: Barbara Cartland, British novelist (d. 2000).
  • 1905: Clarence Campbell, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1984).
  • 1907: Eddie Dean, American musician and actor (d. 1999).
  • 1908: Paul Brown, American football coach (d. 1991).
  • 1908: Minor White, American photographer (d. 1976).
  • 1909: Manolo Caracol, Spanish flamenco singer (d. 1973).
  • 1911: Mervyn Peake, British writer and illustrator (d. 1968).
  • 1911: John Archibald Wheeler, American physicist (d. 2008).
  • 1914: Willi Stoph, German politician (d. 1999).
  • 1915: David Diamond, American composer (f. 2005).
  • 1916: Julio Romero, Argentine politician (d. 2011).
  • 1916: Edward Heath, British politician and prime minister (d. 2005).
  • 1918: Alí Chumacero, Mexican poet and editor (d. 2010).
  • 1922: Angelines Fernández, Hispanic-Mexican actress and comedian (f. 1994).
  • 1924: José Luis Alonso Mañés, Spanish theater director (d. 1990).
  • 1924: Antony Hewish, British radio astronomer, 1974 Nobel laureate in physics.
  • 1924: Julio Elías Musimessi, Argentine soccer player (d. 1996).
  • 1925: Guru Dutt, Indian actor and filmmaker (d. 1964).
  • 1926: Ben Roy Mottelson, Danish physicist, of American origin, Nobel Prize in Physics in 1975.
  • 1926: Pedro Dellacha, Argentine footballer (d. 2010).
  • 1926: Mathilde Krim, American medical researcher, co-founder of amfAR (d. 2018)
  • 1927: Susan Cabot, American actress (d. 1986).
  • 1928: Federico Martín Bahamontes, Spanish cyclist.
  • 1928: Adolfo García Grau, Argentine actor (f. 1993).
  • 1929: Hasan II, Moroccan king (d. 1999).
  • 1929: Lee Hazlewood, American composer (d. 2007).
  • 1931: Valentina Borok, Ukrainian mathematician (d. 2004)
  • 1932: Roberto Goizueta, Cuban-American businessman (d. 1997).
  • 1932: Donald Rumsfeld, American diplomat and politician (d. 2021).
  • 1933: José Libertella, Argentine bandoneonist (f. 2004).
  • 1933: Elem Klímov, Soviet filmmaker
  • 1933: Oliver Sacks, British neurologist and writer (d. 2015).
  • 1934: Michael Graves, American architect (d. 2015).
  • 1935: Wim Duisenberg, Dutch economist and politician (d. 2005).
  • 1935: Isabel Sarli, Argentine actress (f. 2019).
  • 1935: Mercedes Sosa, Argentine singer (d. 2009).
  • 1936: Richard Wilson, Scottish actor and director.
  • 1936: James Hampton, American actor, director and screenwriter (d. 2021).
  • 1937: David Hockney, British pop art artist.
  • 1938: Brian Dennehy, American actor (d. 2020).
  • 1939: Domingo Siazon, Philippine diplomat (d. 2016).
  • 1940: María Cristina Laurenz, Argentine singer and actress.
  • 1942: Johnny Laboriel, Mexican singer (f. 2013).
  • 1943: Soledad Miranda, Spanish actress (d. 1970).
  • 1945: Dean Koontz, American novelist.
  • 1945: Gonzalo Morales Sáurez, Costa Rican hyperrealist painter (d. 2017).
  • 1946: Bon Scott, Australian singer, of the band AC / DC (d. 1980).
  • 1946: Héctor Aguilar Camín, Mexican journalist, writer and historian.
  • 1947: Rubén Basoalto, Argentine drummer (d. 2010).
  • 1947: Donald, Argentine singer.
  • 1947: Mitch Mitchell, American drummer, of the band The Jimi Hendrix Experience (f. 2008).
  • 1947: O. J. Simpson, actor and American football player.
  • 1948: Gloria Muñoz, Spanish actress.
  • 1949: Jesse Duplantis, American preacher.
  • 1950: Adriano Panatta, Italian tennis player.
  • 1950: Victor Yanukovych, Ukrainian Prime Minister.
  • 1951: Chris Cooper, American actor.
  • 1952: John Tesh, American composer.
  • 1955: Lindsey Graham, American lawyer and politician.
  • 1955: Jimmy Smits, American actor.
  • 1955: Lisa Banes, American actress (d. 2021).
  • 1956: Tom Hanks, American actor.
  • 1957: Tim Kring, American screenwriter and producer.
  • 1957: Kelly McGillis, American actress.
  • 1957: Freddie Medina, Puerto Rican martial arts practitioner.
  • 1957: Jim Paxson, American basketball player.
  • 1959: Kevin Nash, American professional wrestler.
  • 1960: Marc Mero, American fighter and boxer.
  • 1960: Eduardo Montes Bradley, Argentine journalist and writer.
  • 1961: Raymond Cruz, American actor.
  • 1961: Jorge Seré, Uruguayan soccer player.
  • 1963: Raúl Patricio Solanas, Argentine politician (d. 2011).
  • 1964: Courtney Love, singer and American musician.
  • 1964: Gianluca Vialli, Italian footballer.
  • 1965: Frank Bello, American musician, of the band Anthrax.
  • 1966: Eric Melvin, American guitarist, of the band NOFX.
  • 1966: Manuel Mota, Spanish couturier (f. 2013).
  • 1966: Marco Pennette, American screenwriter and producer.
  • 1966: Chichí Peralta, Dominican percussionist and producer.
  • 1968: Álex Aguinaga, Ecuadorian soccer player.
  • 1968: Paolo Di Canio, Italian footballer.
  • 1968: Eduardo Santamarina, Mexican actor.
  • 1971: Marc Andreessen, American computer scientist.
  • 1971: Scott Grimes, singer and American actor.
  • 1971: Vitali Klichkó, ​​Ukrainian boxer.
  • 1972: Simón Echeverría, Chilean producer and musician (d. 2006)
  • 1972: Simon Tong, British musician and producer, of the bands The Verve, Blur and Gorillaz.
  • 1973: Enrique Murciano, American actor of Latin origin.
  • 1975: Shelton Benjamin, American professional wrestler.
  • 1975: Damián Szifron, Argentine screenwriter and filmmaker.
  • 1975: Jack White, American musician and guitarist, of the band The White Stripes.
  • 1976: Fred Savage, American actor.
  • 1976: Fran Noguerol, Spanish footballer.
  • 1978: Mark Medlock, German singer.
  • 1978: Álvaro Cámara, Spanish footballer.
  • 1979: Rodrigo Díaz, Chilean dancer.
  • 1980: Udonis Haslem, American basketball player.
  • 1982: Boštjan Cesar, Slovenian footballer.
  • 1982: Alecko Eskandarian, American football player.
  • 1982: Toby Kebbell, British actor.
  • 1982: Maggie Ma, Canadian actress.
  • 1982: Andrew St. John, American actor.
  • 1982: Sakon Yamamoto, Japanese Formula 1 driver.
  • 1983: Miguel Montero, Venezuelan baseball player.
  • 1984: Sachi Kokuryū, Japanese voice actress.
  • 1985: Paweł Korzeniowski, Polish swimmer.
  • 1985: Ashley Young, British footballer.
  • 1985: Gustavo Dávila, Colombian soccer player (f. 2014).
  • 1986: Sébastien Bassong, Cameroonian footballer.
  • 1986: Severo Meza, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1986: Jesús Navarro, Mexican singer, of the Reik band.
  • 1986: Kiely Williams, American actress and singer.
  • 1986: Kevin Thornton, Irish footballer.
  • 1987: Gert Jõeäär, Estonian cyclist.
  • 1987: Rebecca Sugar, American producer, screenwriter, animator and composer.
  • 1988: Raul Rusescu, Romanian footballer.
  • 1990: Fábio da Silva, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1990: Rafael da Silva, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1991: Mitchel Musso, American actor and singer.
  • 1991: José Manuel Urcera, Argentine motorcycling and motor racing driver.
  • 1991: Jony Rodríguez, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1991: Guillermo Chavasco, Uruguayan soccer player.
  • 1992: Douglas Booth, British actor.
  • 1993: Jake Vargas, Filipino actor.
  • 1993: DeAndre Yedlin, American footballer.
  • 1994: Akiane Kramarik, American painter and poet.
  • 1994: Samuel George Lewis, British musician.
  • 1995: Georgie Henley, British actress.
  • 1995: Sandro Ramírez, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1995: João Palhinha, Portuguese footballer.
  • 1995: Marko Janković, Montenegrin footballer.
  • 1996: Ivan Zotko, Ukrainian footballer.
  • 1997: Christian Rivera Hernández, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1997: Luca Clemenza, Italian footballer.
  • 2000: Kliment Kolesnikov, Russian swimmer.
  • 2000: Ana Marcos, Spanish soccer player.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

July 9 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 518: Anastasius I, Byzantine emperor between 491 and 518 (b. 430).
  • 1228: Stephen Langton, English clergyman, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1150).
  • 1386: Leopold III, Austrian aristocrat (b.1351).
  • 1441: Jan van Eyck, Flemish painter (b.1390).
  • 1549: Diego Centeno, Spanish conqueror (b. 1516).
  • 1553: Maurice of Saxony, German politician (b. 1521).
  • 1654: Ferdinand IV of Hungary, Austrian King (b.1633).
  • 1706: Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville, Canadian soldier and explorer (b.1661).
  • 1737: Juan Gastón de Medici, Tuscan aristocrat (b. 1671).
  • 1746: Felipe V, Spanish King (b. 1683).
  • 1747: Giovanni Bononcini, Italian composer and cellist (b.1670).
  • 1797 – Edmund Burke, British statesman, philosopher and politician (b. 1729).
  • 1828: Gilbert Stuart, American painter (b. 1755).
  • 1848: Jaime Balmes, Spanish philosopher and theologian (b. 1810).
  • 1850: The Báb, Persian prophet, founder of the Babi religion (b. 1819).
  • 1850: Jean-Pierre Boyer, Haitian president (b. 1776).
  • 1850 – Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States (b. 1784).
  • 1852: Manuel Lavalleja, Uruguayan soldier, officer of General Artigas and one of the Thirty-Three Orientales (b. 1797).
  • 1854: Antonio Neira de Mosquera, Spanish journalist and writer (b. 1818).
  • 1855 – William Edward Parry, British explorer and admiral (b. 1790).
  • 1855 – FitzRoy Somerset, British Marshal (b. 1788).
  • 1856: Amedeo Avogadro, Italian chemist (b. 1776).
  • 1880: Paul Broca, French anatomist and physician (b. 1824).
  • 1883: Filippo Pacini, Italian physician (b. 1812).
  • 1894: Juventino Rosas, Mexican musician and composer, creator of the waltz «On the waves» (b. 1868).
  • 1897 – Augustine Tolton, American Catholic priest (b. 1854).
  • 1925: René Quinton, French aviation pioneer and self-taught naturalist (b. 1866).
  • 1932 – King Camp Gillette, American inventor of the razor (b. 1885).
  • 1937: Oliver Law, first African-American commander, killed in the Spanish Civil War (b. 1899).
  • 1938: Benjamin Cardozo, American jurist (b. 1870).
  • 1943: Francisco Rodríguez Marín, poet, folklorist, paremiologist, lexicologist and Spanish cervantist (b.1855).
  • 1951: Harry Heilmann, American baseball player (b. 1894).
  • 1955: Adolfo de la Huerta, politician and Mexican president in 1920 (b. 1881).
  • 1958: Sofía Bozán, Argentine actress (b.1904).
  • 1959: Félix Quesada, Spanish soccer player and coach (b.1902).
  • 1962: Georges Bataille, French anthropologist, sociologist and philosopher (b. 1897).
  • 1967: Eugen Fischer, German anthropologist (b. 1874).
  • 1974: Earl Warren, American politician (b.1891).
  • 1977: Alice Paul, American feminist activist (b. 1885).
  • 1979: Cornelia Otis Skinner, American actress and writer (b. 1899).
  • 1980: Juan Larrea, Spanish poet (b. 1890).
  • 1980: Vinícius de Moraes, Brazilian poet, lyricist and singer of bossa nova (b.1913).
  • 1983: Margarita Palacios, Argentine singer and songwriter (b. 1911).
  • 1984: Randall Thompson, American composer (b.1899).
  • 1984: Paulo Valentim, Brazilian soccer player (b.1932).
  • 1985: Carlota, Luxembourg aristocrat (b. 1896).
  • 1985: Pierre-Paul Grassé, French paleontologist (b. 1895).
  • 1991: José Salazar López, Mexican Catholic cardinal (b.1911).
  • 1992: Raimundo Fernández-Cuesta, Spanish politician (b. 1896).
  • 1994: Christian-Jaque, French filmmaker (b.1904).
  • 1996: Aurora Redondo, Spanish actress (b.1900).
  • 2002: Rod Steiger, American actor (b.1925).
  • 2002: Tele (Juan José Palacios), Spanish musician, of the Triana band (b.1943).
  • 2003: Winston Graham, British novelist (b.1908).
  • 2004: Jean Lefebvre, French actor (b.1919).
  • 2004: Juan Manzano y Manzano, Spanish historian (b. 1911).
  • 2006: Roberto Fiore, Argentine actor (b.1936).
  • 2006: Milan Williams, American musician, of the band The Commodores (b. 1948).
  • 2007: Charles Lane, American actor (b.1905).
  • 2007: Joaquín Casellas, engineer and Spanish university professor (b. 1925).
  • 2007: Eligio Rodríguez, Spanish intellectual and politician (b. 1910).
  • 2008: Enrique Alejandro Mancini, Argentine journalist (b.1929).
  • 2008: Sergio Algora, Spanish poet and musician (b. 1969).
  • 2008: David Ausubel, American psychologist and educator (b. 1918).
  • 2010: Jessica Anderson, Australian novelist (b.1916).
  • 2010: Nobuyoshi Tamura, Japanese martial artist (b.1933).
  • 2011: Don Ackerman, American basketball player (b.1930).
  • 2011: Facundo Cabral, Argentine singer-songwriter (b.1937).
  • 2011: Würzel (Michael Burston), English musician, guitarist for Motörhead (b.1949).
  • 2012: Eugênio de Araújo Sales, Brazilian cardinal (b.1920).
  • 2012: Terepai Maoate, 6th Prime Minister of the Cook Islands (b. 1934).
  • 2012: Denise René, French gallery owner (b.1913).
  • 2013: Arturo Cruz Porras, Nicaraguan economist and politician (b.1923).
  • 2013: Kiril of Varna, Bulgarian bishop (b.1954).
  • 2014: Lorenzo Álvarez Florentín, Paraguayan violinist (b.1926).
  • 2014: John Spinks, English musician and composer, guitarist for The Outfield (b.1953).
  • 2015: Christian Audigier, French fashion designer and businessman (b.1958).
  • 2015: Jim Bede, American aircraft designer (b.1933).
  • 2015: David M. Raup, American paleontologist (b.1933).
  • 2016: Víctor Barrio, Spanish bullfighter (b.1987)
  • 2018: Peter Carington, British diplomat and politician (b.1919).
  • 2019: Fernando de la Rúa, Argentine politician, president of Argentina between 1999 and 2001 (b.1937).
  • 2019: Ross Perot, American businessman and politician (b.1930).
  • 2020: Agustín Alezzo, Argentine theater director (b.1935).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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July 9 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • Argentina: Argentine Independence Day, commemoration of the Declaration of National Independence (1816).
  • South Sudan: Independence Day (2011).
  • Chile: Flag Day, in memory of the Combate de la Concepción. Pledge of Allegiance in Army units.
  • Palau: Constitution Day.
  • Bahai cult: martyrdom of El Bab (1819-1850).
  • Ancient Roman festival: Caprotinia, feast (exclusively for women) of the goddess Juno Caprotina, in favor of the slaves.
  • Colombia: Day of the Virgin of Chiquinquirá.
  • Template: MA: Gazelle Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

July 9 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Nicholas Pieck and companions
  • Saint Veronica Giuliani
  • Blessed Adriano Fortescue

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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July 9 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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