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 This day in History - July 9
386 Historic Events for July 9
1942

Anne Frank, 13, goes into hiding with her family and 4 other Jews

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1942

Edy Williams, Salt Lake City Utah, actress (Dr Minx)

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1942

Robert Frankel, horse trainer

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1942

Hermann Burger, writer

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1942

Paul B Henry, (Rep-R-Michigan, 1985- )

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1943

British air raid sinks U-435

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1943

5th day of battle at Kursk: Germans occupy Verchopenje

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1943

Bon Scott, [Ronald Belford], Kirriemuir Scotland, rocker (AC/DC)

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1943

John H Casper, Greenville SC, USAF/astronaut (STS 36, 54, 62, 77)

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1944

World's largest circus tent catches fire at Ringling Brother's - Barnum and Bailey 2nd performance, 168 die (Hartford Conn)

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1944

In World War II, US troops secure Saipan as Japan fell

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1944

U-740 sinks

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1944

Glen [Charles] Cook, US, sci-fi author (Shadowline, Star's End)

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1945

Dean R[ay] Koontz, US, sci-fi author (Star Quest, Beastchild)

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1945

Lewis F Payne Jr, (Rep-D-Virginia)

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1946

Mitch Mitchell, drummer (Jimi Hendrix Experience)

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1946

13th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 12-0 at Fenway Park, Boston

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1946

Joe Micelli, rocker

Birth
1947

Spain votes for Franco monarchy

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1947

Jerney Kaagman, Dutch singer (Earth and Fire)

Birth
1947

Britain's Princess Elizabeth and Lt Philip Mountbatten's engagement

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1948

Satchel Paige, 42, debuts in majors pitching 2 scoreless inn for Cleve

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1949

Benjamin Britten's Jump Symphony, premieres

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1949

Fritz Bennicke Hart, composer, dies at 75

Death
1950

13.15" (33.40 cm) of rainfall, York, Nebraska (state 24-hour record)

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