On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 2009

Historical Events

  • 42nd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • Mark Buehrle of the Chicago White Sox becomes the 18th pitcher to throw a perfect game in MLB history, defeating Tampa Bay Rays 5-0
  • The Bank of Canada announces the end of the recession even though it remains nascent and still dependent on government stimulus money

Famous Deaths

  • Danny McBride, American musician (Sha Na Na), dies at 63
2009 Highlights

About July 23, 2009

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 12 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo