On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Ivan the Terrible's secret torture chamber is discovered in Moscow. The grand prince was infamous for his random fits of madness.
Bob Dylan records “Blowin’ in the Wind,” which would become one of the most popular protest songs of its time.
Florence Blanchfield is promoted to lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, making her the first woman American history to hold a permanent military rank.
President Harry S. Truman asks Congress to formally end war between the United States and Germany. Three months later, the war is officially declared over.
Tennis pro Roger Federer wins his fourth consecutive Wimbledon men's singles championship.
Born on This Day
Born: July 9, 1956
Age: 57 years old
Birthplace: Concord, California, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor, Director
1964 | 49 years old
Film Actress, Songwriter, Singer
1955 | 58 years old
Born: July 9, 1975
Age: 38 years old
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Occupation: Guitarist, Singer
1937 | 76 years old
Actor / 1938 -
Actor Brian Dennehy was born on July 9, 1938, in Bridgeport, Connecticut. One of his first film roles was in Looking for Mister Goodbar (1977). Dennehy went on to act in more than 60 films and 70 television roles. He also won Tony awards for his stage
1938 | 75 years old
Died on This Day
Died: July 9, 2002
Age: 77 years old
Place: Los Angeles, California , United States
Occupation: Film Actor
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress / 1917 - 2004
Isabel Sanford was an American actress, best known for her role as Louise "Weezy" Jefferson on the hit television sitcoms All in the Family and The Jeffersons.
2004 | 86 years old
Film Actress, Theater Actress, ...
1977 | 92 years old
Women's Rights Activist
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