On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 2002

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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