9th July

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YearItemDetail
1981 Riots in many British cities Youth's in several British cities riot
1964 The Animals reach UK no 1 British group The Animals reach no 1 in the UK with The House of the Rising Sun.
1955 Bill Haley and the Comets reach US no 1 American group Bill Haley and the Comets reach no 1 in the US with Rock Around the Clock.
1947 OJ Simpson is born American footballer OJ Simpson is born.
1916 Edward Heath is born Edward Heath is born.
1877 First Wimbledon Championship In the first Wimbledon Tennis championship Spencer Gore beats WC Marshall for the Wimbledon men's single championship (the only competition).
1816 Argentina declares its independence Argentina declares its independence from Spain

 

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On This Day - 9th July