July 9: Day of the Week
July 9, 2021 is the 190th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 175 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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)
- 1572Nineteen Catholics suffer martyrdom for their beliefs in the Dutch town of Gorkum.
- 1793The Act Against Slavery is passed in Upper Canada and the importation of slaves into Lower Canada is prohibited.
- 1815Talleyrand becomes the first Prime Minister of France.
- 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.
- 1875Outbreak of the Herzegovina Uprising against Ottoman rule, which would last until 1878 and have far-reaching implications throughout the Balkans
- 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.
- 1955The Russell-Einstein Manifesto is released by Bertrand Russell in London.
- 2011South Sudan gains independence and secedes from Sudan.
Who were born on July 9?
- 1819Elias Howe, American inventor (d. 1867)
- 1927Ed Ames, American singer and actor
- 1928Vince Edwards, American actor (d. 1996)
- 1932Donald Rumsfeld, 13th and 21st United States Secretary of Defense
- 1952John Tesh, American composer
- 1960Marc Mero, American pro wrestler
- 1971Scott Grimes, American voice actor (American Dad!)
- 1978Linda Park, American (Korean-born) actress
- 1982Maggie Ma, Canadian actress
- 1983Lucia Micarelli, American violinist (Jethro Tull)
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