On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 2019

Historical Events

  • Indian restaurateur "dosa king" P. Rajagopal finally begins his life sentence for organizing a murder, 15 years after he was convicted
  • Northern Ireland MPs vote to extend same-sex marriage and make abortion legal to bring it in line with rest of UK

Famous Deaths

  • Fernando de la RĂșa, Argentine politician, 51st President of Argentina (1999-2001), dies at 81
  • Rip Torn [Elmore Rual Torn Jr], American actor, voice artist and comedian (Cross Creek, The Larry Sanders Show), dies at 88

Ross Perot

Ross Perot, American businessman (Electronic Data Systems, Perot Systems), billionaire and presidential candidate (1992, 1996), dies of leukemia at 89

Entrepreneur and Presidential Candidate Ross Perot
Entrepreneur and Presidential Candidate
Ross Perot
  • William E. Dannemeyer, American politician who opposed LGBT rights (Rep-R-CA, 1979-93), dies at 89
2019 Highlights

About July 9, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer