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Top 10 July 9 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. A solar super storm on July 23 2012 missed Earth by just 9 days. If it had hit, as one did in 1859, it would have sent us back to the 18th century overnight, rendering our electrical systems inoperable (incl. satellites).

  2. Biggest blackout in history was in India, July 2012. The outage affected over 620 million people, about 9% of the world population.

  3. On July 9, 1776 a lead statue of King George III located in Boston was torn down by revolutionaries. The lead from the statue was then melted down and cast into musket balls to be used against the British.

  4. Admiral Harry Ervin Yarnell (18 October 1875 – 7 July 1959), proved in 1932 war games, that Pearl Harbor was vulnerable to a naval aerial attack. His findings were dismissed by his superiors until the Imperial Japanese Navy's Pearl Harbor attack was just as Yarnell predicted, 9 years later.

  5. In July of 2015, Mitchelle Blair received a life sentence without possibility for parole after torturing and murdering two of her four children, ages 9 and 13, based on claims from her youngest child that the two had molested him. She then stored their bodies in her home freezer.

  6. The largest nuclear test conducted in outer space. Starfish Prime, a July 9, 1962 high-altitude nuclear test conducted by the United States was launched from Johnston Island. The resulting EMP damage shut down communications, street lights and set off burglar alarms in the Hawaiian islands.

  7. The campaign began with the invasion of Sicily on July 9, 1943 and ended on August 17 with an Allied victory. The invasion of Sicily was codenamed "Operation Husky."

  8. The greatest speed achieved by a tortoise is 0.28 m/s (0.92 ft/s) and was achieved by Bertie at Adventure Valley, Brasside, UK on 9 July 2014.

  9. In North Korea, people do not celebrate birthdays on July 8 and December 17 because these were the dates of the deaths of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il, respectively. More than 100,000 North Koreans celebrate displaced birthdays on July 9 or December 18 to avoid these dates.

  10. On 19 July 1972, 9 SAS soldiers successfully held off 300 Adoo guerillas before receiving additional air-support in the Battle of Mirbat. This is despite the enemy being armed with superior firepower.

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Roberto Clemente became the only player to hit a walk-off-inside-the-park grand slam, on July 25th, 1956, in a game against the Cubs. The Pirates won 9-8 that day.

Pregnancy in females lasts 9 months and ends with one baby (calf). Baby is usually 30 inches long and weighs 22 pounds. Most babies are born from July to September.

July 9 Avenue in Buenos Aires is the world's widest street. One full city block in width, it has 14 lanes plus two parallel streets of two lanes each. All intersections have traffic lights and pedestrians need two or three green lights to cross the avenue.

The first TV commercial was shown on July 1, 1941 for Bulova Watches. It ran for 10 seconds at a cost of $9.

The first brick of Charles Bridge in Prague was set in 1357, the 9th of July at 5:31 am. Making the start date a number palindrome 1357 9-7 5:31.

On July 13, 1908 the Washington Times reported that 3 contractors unearthed 14 human skeletons at Santa Monica Beach, at least one of which was over 9 feet tall

On July 9, 2015 wind power not only provided 116% of Denmark's national electricity needs but that at 3:00AM Denmark wind was producing 140% of the countries energy needs, with plenty to spare for Germany, Norway and Sweden.

Yerba Buena (San Francisco) was taken by the Americans on July 9.

That, on July 4, 1776, Andrew Jackson was 9 years old, James Monroe was 18, Alexander Hamilton was 21, James Madison was 25, and Thomas Jefferson was 33. King George III was 38, George Washington was 44, and Benjamin Franklin was 70.

Canada Day was known as "Dominion Day" until a change to the National Holidays Act on July 9, 1982. Canada was the first among the Commonwealth members to assume the "Dominion" title

The Republic of Indian Stream or Indian Stream Republic was an unrecognized constitutional republic in North America, along the section of the border that divides the current Canadian province of Quebec from the U.S. state of New Hampshire. It existed from July 9, 1832, to August 5, 1835.

North Koreans don't celebrate Jul 8 and Dec 17 birthdays because it's the date of death for Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il. Instead, more than 100,000 North Koreans Celebrate birthdays on July 9 or December 18 to avoid these dates.

The "Indian Stream Republic", an unrecognized republic in North America that existed from July 9 1832 to August 5 1835. It had an elected government and constitution and served about three hundred citizens. It bordered both Canada and the U.S. and became the northern tip of New Hampshire.

Greece will have to repay 6,9 Billion € in July, 5,5 Billion € in August and 6,1 Billion € in September. (the 7 Billions that are being negotiated for several months won't be enough)

The thousands of Fourth of July fireworks celebrations across the nation bring a toxic brew of air pollution to our atmosphere, according to a recent study from federal scientists. On average, the air is at its worst from 9 pm to 10 pm on the holiday. But levels drop back down by noon on July 5.

Today(July 9) is the Argentina's Independence day

Video verse of the day July 9 - Psalms 51:1

Sister-to-sister kidney transplant through their vaginas performed on 9 July, 2015.

On July 7, 2015, upon being granted US Patent No. 9,075,906, Lowell Wood broke Thomas Edison's Patent record and officially became the most successful American inventor in history.

In July 2012 an extremely large solar storm almost caused $2.6 trillion in damages that would have taken 4-10 years to recover from. The storm missed earth's orbit by 9 days and NASA kept the storm a secret.

On July 9, 1776 in relation to reading the Declaration of Independance, a Statue of King George was pulled down and later made into bullets

On July 30 2008 McLean, a 22-year-old Canadian man, was stabbed, beheaded and cannibalized by another man while riding a Greyhound bus. His killer was found not to be criminally responsible for murder and was remanded to a high-security mental health facility and released 9 years later.

In July 2010, one of the first "Bitcoin faucet" websites was established which gave out 5 Bitcoin ($28,320 as of the time I am posting this) for entering a captcha (typing in 9 letters)

From February 6, 2011 to July 23, 2013 there were approximately 1,229,465 transactions completed on The Silk Road with a sales revenue of 9,519,664 Bitcoin, worth $1.2 billion. That is now worth $117,091,867,200.

From February 6, 2011 to July 23, 2013 there were approximately 1,229,465 transactions completed on The Silk Road, with a total sales revenue of 9,519,664 Bitcoin worth $1.2 billion. That is now worth approximately $117,000,000,000