What Happened on July 9, 2011

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • South Sudan gains independence and secedes from Sudan.

Famous Weddings

  • NBA Charlotte Bobcats forward Tyrus Thomas (24) weds long-term girlfriend Jaime Collins at Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Don Ackerman, American basketball player (b. 1930)
  • Facundo Cabral, Argentine musician (b. 1937)