What Happened on July 9, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Tom Seaver's no-hit bid against Cubs ends with 1 out in 9th

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Drake, NFL defensive linesman (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Robert Gordon, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Venkatapathy Raju, cricketer (Indian slow left-armer)

Famous Deaths

  • Gertrude Dixon, compiler of Shunryu Suzuki's Zen Mind, dies
  • Pierre Capdevielle, composer, dies at 63
  • Rob de Vries, actor/director (Ciske de Rat, Silent Raid), dies at 51