Tuesday July 9, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

July 9: Day of the Week

July 9, 2024 is the 191st day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 175 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.

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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

July 9 Historical Event(s)

1755
French and Indian War: Braddock Expedition – British troops and colonial militiamen are ambushed and suffer a devastating defeat by French and Native American forces.
1810
Napoleon annexes the Kingdom of Holland as part of the First French Empire.
1821
470 prominent Cypriots including Archbishop Kyprianos are executed in response to Cypriot aid to the Greek War of Independence
1944
World War II: Battle of Saipan – American forces take Saipan in the Mariana Islands.
1955
The Russell-Einstein Manifesto is released by Bertrand Russell in London.
1962
The Starfish Prime high-altitude nuclear test is conducted by the United States of America.
1972
The Troubles: In Belfast, British Army snipers shoot five civilians dead in the Springhill Massacre.
1979
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.
1982
Pan Am Flight 759 crashes in Kenner, Louisiana killing all 145 people on board and eight others on the ground.
1995
The Navaly church bombing is carried out by the Sri Lankan Air Force killing 125 Tamil civilian refugees.

Who were born on July 9?

1889
Leo Dandurand, American-born Canadian hockey executive (d. 1964)
1916
Edward Heath, British statesman (d. 2005)
1937
David Hockney, English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer
1938
Sanjeev Kumar, Indian actor (d.1985)
1942
Edy Williams, American actress
1964
Gianluca Vialli, Italian football player and coach
1969
Jason Kearton, Australian footballer
1975
Craig Quinnell, Welsh rugby player
1985
Ashley Young, English footballer
1993
Jake Vargas, Filipino actor

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