On This Day

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 US's hottest June ever recorded in 127 years, average temperature 72.6 degrees F (4.2 degrees above average) [1]

Famous Deaths

  • 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? 20 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer