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 This day in History - July 9
386 Historic Events for July 9
1982

Pan Am Boeing 727 crashes in Kenner La, killing 153

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1984

Randall Thompson, US composer (Trip to Nahant), dies at 85

Death
1984

Yvonne Ryding, of Sweden, crowned 33rd Miss Universe

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1984

12th minster of York destroyed in lightening storm

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1985

Rafael Campos, actor (Ramon-Rhoda, Sancho-V), dies of cancer at 49

Death
1985

South Africa police arrested Dutch ANC'er Klaas de Jong

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1986

Le Duan, Vietnamese politician, dies at 78

Death
1986

Karl-Heinz Beckurts, West german Siemens manager, murdered

Death
1986

Padres trade pitcher Tim Stoddard to Yankees for pitcher Ed Whitson

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1986

Att Gen's Com on Pornography links hard-core porn to sex crimes

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1986

Atlanta's Dale Murphy doesn't play ending consecutive streak at 740

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1987

Col Oliver North admits to shredding Iran-Contra evidence

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1987

1 million South Koreans demonstrate against Chun Doo Hwan regime

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1988

Nolan Ryan is 7th to win 100 game on 2 teams, as Astro beat Mets 6-3

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1988

"Facts of Life," Lisa Whelchel weds Steve Cauble

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1988

Chris Speier hits for the cycle and Ernest Riles hits 10,000th Giant HR

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1988

Jessye Norman begins recording Bizets "Carmen"

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1988

Anthony Holland, AIDS sufferer committed suicide at 60

Death
1988

Barbara Woodhouse, dog trainer, dies at 78 of a stroke

Death
1989

103rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: B Becker beats Stefan Edberg (60 76 64)

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1989

Penny Hammel wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic

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1989

96th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: S Graf beats M Navratilova (62 67 61)

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1990

Brigitte D'Ortschy, Zen teacher Sanbo Kyodan line, dies in Japan at 69

Death
1990

Howard Duff, actor (Kramer vs Kramer), dies at 76 of a heart attack

Death
1990

Richard Hadlee takes 5-53 to end his Test Cricket career with 431 wkts

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