What Happened on July 9, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 24th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-6 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis
  • Discovery of element 102 (Nobelium) announced

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelly McGillis, actress (Top Gun, Accused, Witness), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Paul Merton, British comedian
  • Tim Kring, American writer and producer
  • [Peter] Marc Almond, Merseyside England, vocalist (Soft Cell)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, composer, dies at 80
  • Manfred Julius Susskind, South African cricketer (1924 Test series), dies