What Happened on July 9, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Jacksons begin a 36-city tour

Famous Birthdays

  • Kimveer Gill, Canadian spree shooter (Dawson College shooting) (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Allen Ludden, TV show host (Password), dies at 61
  • Oscar van Hemel, composer, dies at 88
  • Wilhelm H C Tenhaeff, para-psychologist, dies at 87