On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1969

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Seaver
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Tom Seaver

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 Cardevielle, French conductor, composer (Élégie de Duino), music critic (Monde musicale), and teacher, dies at 63
  • Rob de Vries, actor and director (Ciske de Rat, Silent Raid), dies at 51
1969 Highlights

About July 9, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer