On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 2002

Historical Events

  • 73rd All Star Baseball Game: 7-7 tie when both teams ran out of available pitchers at Miller Park, Milwaukee
  • The African Union is established in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The first chairman is Thabo Mbeki, President of South Africa.

Famous Deaths

  • Kenneth Snowman, British jeweller and antiquarian, dies at 82
  • Laurence Janifer, American writer (b. 1933)

Person of interestRod Steiger

Rod Steiger, American actor (Illustrated Man, Pawnbroker), dies of pneumonia at 77


2002 Highlights

About July 9, 2002

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer