On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1999

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Days of student protests begin after Iranian police and hardliners attack a student dormitory at the University of Tehran

Famous Weddings

  • Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark (33) weds architect and yachtsman Carlos Morales Quintana (28) at St. Sophia Cathedral in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Robert de Cotret, Canadian politician (b. 1944)