What Happened on July 9, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Atlanta's Dale Murphy doesn't play ending consecutive streak at 740
  • Attorney General's Commission on pornography links hard-core porn to sex crimes
  • Padres trade pitcher Tim Stoddard to Yankees for pitcher Ed Whitson
  • The New Zealand parliament passes the Homosexual Law Reform Bill legalising consensual sex between men aged 16 and older

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominic Cervi, American footballer
  • Kiely Williams, American singer and actress

Famous Deaths

  • Karl-Heinz Beckurts, West german Siemens manager, murdered
  • Le Duan, Vietnamese politician, dies at 78