July 9: Day of the Week
July 9, 2018 is the 190th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 175 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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July 9 Historical Event(s)
- 1386The Old Swiss Confederacy makes great strides in establishing control over its territory by soundly defeating the Archduchy of Austria in the Battle of Sempach.
- 1572Nineteen Catholics suffer martyrdom for their beliefs in the Dutch town of Gorkum.
- 1789In Versailles, the National Assembly reconstitutes itself as the National Constituent Assembly and begins preparations for a French constitution.
- 1850U.S. President Zachary Taylor dies and Millard Fillmore becomes the 13th President of the United States.
- 1863American Civil War: the Siege of Port Hudson ends.
- 1868The 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.
- 1918Great 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.
- 1943World War II: Operation Husky – Allied forces perform an amphibious invasion of Sicily.
- 1944World War II: Battle of Normandy – British and Canadian forces capture Caen, France.
- 1944World War II: Battle of Saipan – American forces take Saipan in the Mariana Islands.
Who were born on July 9?
- 1836Camille of Renesse-Breidbach, Belgian nobleman and entrepreneur (d. 1904)
- 1889Leo Dandurand, American-born Canadian hockey executive (d. 1964)
- 1916Sir Dean Goffin, New Zealand composer (d. 1984)
- 1934Michael Graves, American architect
- 1955Jimmy Smits, American actor
- 1957Paul Merton, British comedian
- 1970Masami Tsuda, Japanese manga author
- 1982Alecko Eskandarian, American footballer
- 1982Sakon Yamamoto, Japanese racing driver
- 1985Ashley Young, English footballer
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