What Happened on July 9, 2021

Historical Events

  • British road cyclist Mark Cavendish wins NĂ®mes to Carcassonne stage 13 of the Tour de France for his record equalling 34th career stage victory; equals Eddy Merckx's mark
  • Death Valley, California, hits temperature of 130 degrees F (54.4 C), one of the highest temperatures ever recorded on earth [1]
  • June 2021 declared US's hottest June ever recorded in 127 years, average temperature 72.6 degrees F (4.2 degrees above average) [1]

Famous Deaths

  • (Jonathan) "Jono" Coleman, British-Australian television and radio, writer, and comedian, dies of prostate cancer at 65
  • Boris Dmitriyevich Andreyev, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 80
  • Jehan Sadat [Safwat Raouf], Widow of Anwar Sadat and 1st Lady of Egypt (1970-81), dies at 87 [1]
  • Paul Mariner, English soccer striker (35 caps; Plymouth Argyle, Ipswich Town, Arsenal, Portsmouth) and coach (Plymouth Argyle, Toronto FC), dies from brain cancer at 68
2021 Highlights

About July 9, 2021

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

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