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 This day in History - July 9
386 Historic Events for July 9
1951

Harry Heilmann, baseball hall of famer outfielder (Det), dies at 56

Death
1951

Jorgen Bentzon, composer, dies at 54

Death
1951

Pres Truman asked Congress to formally end state of war with Germany

Event
1951

Chris Cooper, Kansas City MO, actor (Thousand Pieces of Gold, Matewan)

Birth
1952

Robin Williams, Chicago, comedian (Mork and Mindy)

Birth
1952

Rod Boll, Fillmore Saskatchwan, trap shooter (Olympics-96)

Birth
1952

John Tesh, Garden City NY, New age pianist/TV host (ET)

Birth
1953

Dave Camp, (Rep-R-Michigan)

Birth
1953

Irina D Latysheva, Russian cosmonaut

Birth
1953

Phillies Robin Roberts ends streak of 28 consecutive complete games

Event
1953

1st helicopter passenger service (NYC)

Event
1954

Debbie Sledge, Phila, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family)

Birth
1955

"Rock Around Clock" hits #1 on Top 100 chart

Event
1955

Strike in Belgium for 5 day work week

Event
1955

Sergei Vladimirovich Krichevsky, Russia, lt-colonel/cosmonaut

Birth
1955

Fred Norris, comedy writer/singer (Howard Stern Show)

Birth
1955

Lisa Banes, Chagrin Falls OH, actress (Cocktail, Look Back in Anger)

Birth
1955

1st black executive on White House staff (E Frederic Morrow)

Event
1955

Bill Haley and Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" tops billboards chart

Event
1955

Jimmy Smits, Bkln, actor (Victor-LA Law, Running Scared, NYPD Blue)

Birth
1956

[Peter] Marc Almond, Merseyside England, vocalist (Soft Cell)

Birth
1956

Tom Hanks, Concord Calif, actor (Bossom Buddies, Forrest Gump, Phila)

Birth
1956

Ren‚e Erd”s, Hungarian literary (Le ny lmok [Dream Girl]), dies

Death
1956

Dick Clark's 1st appearance as host of American Bandstand

Event
1957

Discovery of element 102 (Nobelium) announced

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