What Happened on July 5, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Ethnic rioting breaks out in Ürümqi, Xinjiang, People's Republic of China

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Andy Roddick of the US 5-7, 7-6, 7-6, 3-6, 16-14 for a record 15th Grand Slam singles title

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion Andy Roddick
Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion
Andy Roddick

Famous Deaths

  • Lou Creekmur, American football player (Detroit Lions) and hall of famer, dies at 82