On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1950

Historical Events

  • 13.15" (33.40 cm) of rainfall, York, Nebraska (state 24-hour record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Adriano Panatta, Italian tennis player (French 1976, Italian 1976), born in Rome, Italy
  • Gwen Guthrie, American singer ("Ain't Nothin' Goin' on but the Rent"), born in Okemah, Oklahoma (d. 1999)

Person of interestViktor Yanukovych

Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainian politician (President of Ukraine from 2010 until overthrow in 2014 revolution), born in Yenakiyevo, Ukraine

President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych
President of Ukraine
Viktor Yanukovych

1950 Highlights

About July 9, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer