What Happened on July 9, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

123rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3, equalling Steffi Graf's 22 grand slam singles tiles

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • In Dallas Texas, lone gunman shots and kills five police officers, wounding others during a protest march against fatal police shootings of African Americans

Famous Weddings

  • Fashion designer Christian Siriano (29) weds singer-songwriter Brad Walsh in Danbury, Connecticut
  • Fashion model Hannah Davis (26) weds former Yankees player Derek Jeter (42) at Meadowood Napa Valley Resort in St. Helena, California

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Nye, British novelist and poet (Falstaff), dies at 77