On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1969

Historical Events

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

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 Capdevielle, composer, 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? 51 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer