What Happened on July 9, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 67th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Veterans Stadium, Phila
  • All star MVP: Mike Piazza (LA Dodgers)
  • US Senate approves 90 cent raise to $4.25 minimum wage

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Casson, actor (Educating Rita, Zardoz), dies at 84
  • Douglas G Chapman, biomathematical statistician, dies at 76
  • Melvin Mouron Belli, attorney/actor (Star Trek), dies at 88
  • Peter Martini, British journalist, dies at 31
  • Susan Cowdy, British ornithologist, dies at 81