On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1996

Historical Events


Music releaseAlbum Release

"Blue" debut album by LeAnn Rimes is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1997)

Country Singer LeAnn Rimes
Country Singer
LeAnn Rimes
  • 67th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia
  • All star MVP: Mike Piazza (LA Dodgers)
  • US Senate approves 90 cent raise to $4.25 minimum wage

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Casson, Irish-English actor (Zardoz, Educating Rita, The Riordans), dies at 84
  • Douglas G Chapman, biomathematical statistician, dies at 76
  • Melvin Belli, American lawyer known as "The King of Torts" and "Melvin Bellicose", dies at 88
  • Peter Martini, British journalist, dies at 31
  • Susan Cowdy, British ornithologist, dies at 81
1996 Highlights

About July 9, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer