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, 1975-80), dies at 63
2009 Highlights

About July 23, 2009

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas
  • UK #1 Song: Beat Again - Jls