Today in History: 2 People, including a Tourist, 7 Children, Died in the Explosion in the Istanbul Spice Bazaar

Istanbul in Explosion Around Egypt
Istanbul in Explosion Around Egypt

July 9 is the 190nd (191rd in leap years) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. There are 175 days left until the end of the year.

Railways

  • 9 July 1922 Consulate and Railway agreements with Russia were signed.

Events 

  • 455 - Avitus becomes Western Roman Emperor.
  • 1816 - Argentina gained independence from Spain. kazanwas.
  • 1850 - United States President Zachary Taylor dies, succeeding Millard Fillmore as 13th President.
  • 1918 – Two trains collide in Nashville (Tennessee): 101 killed, 171 injured.
  • 1919 – The Ministry of War circular was published regarding the dismissal of Mustafa Kemal Pasha.
  • 1922 - Johnny Weissmüller sets the world record in the 100m freestyle: 58.6 seconds.
  • 1944 – II. World War II: The Americans seize the Japanese island of Saipan.
  • 1951 – Dashiell Hammett, American detective novelist, (Maltese Falcon etc.), was sentenced to six months in prison for refusing to testify in anti-communist investigations.
  • 1952 – The first television broadcasts in Turkey were made by Istanbul Technical University.
  • 1961 – The 1961 Constitution was accepted with a 61,5% “yes” vote as a result of the popular vote.
  • 1982 – A Boeing 727 passenger plane crashes in Kenner, Louisiana: 146 people on board and 8 people on the ground are killed.
  • 1991 - South Africa was re-admitted to the Olympics after 30 years.
  • 1993 – Poet and painter Metin Altiok survived the Sivas Massacre on July 2 with serious injuries. However, he could not come out of the coma and died in the hospital where he was treated in Ankara.
  • 1997 – Çankaya University was established.
  • 1998 – In the explosion that occurred in the Istanbul Spice Bazaar; 2 people died, including a tourist, 7 children. 7 people, 120 of them foreign nationals, were injured.
  • 2002 – Organization of African Unity was dissolved and restructured and renamed as African Union.
  • 2002 – State Minister Şükrü Sina Gürel was appointed as the Minister of State and Deputy Prime Minister vacated by Hüsamettin Özkan. Tayfun İçli and Zeki Sezer were appointed to the State Ministries, and Suat Çağlayan to the Ministry of Culture.
  • 2006 – Italy defeating France 1-1 on penalties in the match ending 5-4 in the regular time of the FIFA World Cup in Berlin kazanwas.
  • 2006 – An Airbus A310 passenger plane with 200 passengers skidded off the runway on landing at Irkutsk (Siberia) airport: 122 people died.
  • 2008 – Attack on the US Consulate General in Istanbul: An attack was carried out against the US Consulate General in Istanbul. 3 people who carried out the attack and 3 policemen died.
  • 2011 - South Sudan declared its independence.
  • 2013 – Diyanet Radio started broadcasting.

Births 

  • 1578 – II. Ferdinand, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1637)
  • 1689 – Alexis Piron, French poet and playwright (d. 1773)
  • 1764 – Ann Radcliffe, English writer (d. 1823)
  • 1834 – Jan Neruda, Czech writer (d. 1891)
  • 1879 – Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer, musicologist, and conductor (d. 1936)
  • 1884 – Mikhail Borodin, Soviet politician (d. 1951)
  • 1894 – Percy Spencer, American engineer and inventor of the microwave oven (d. 1970)
  • 1901 – Barbara Cartland, English novelist (d. 2000)
  • 1916 – Edward Heath, British politician and Prime Minister (d. 2005)
  • 1927 – David Diop, Senegalese poet (d. 1960)
  • 1929 – II. Hassan, King of Morocco (d. 1999)
  • 1929 – Lee Hazlewood, American country singer, songwriter, and producer (d. 2007)
  • 1933 – Oliver Sacks, English neurologist and author (d. 2015)
  • 1935 – Mercedes Sosa, Argentine singer (d. 2009)
  • 1938 – Brian Dennehy, American actor
  • 1942 – Richard Roundtree, American actor
  • 1946 – Ali Poyrazoğlu, Turkish theater actor
  • 1946 – Bon Scott, Australian musician (AC/DC) (d. 1980)
  • 1947 – Jim Marurai, Cook Island politician (d. 2020)
  • 1947 – Mitch Mitchell, English drummer (d. 2008)
  • 1947 – Tuncay Özilhan, Turkish businessman
  • 1950 – Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainian politician
  • 1951 – Chris Cooper, American actor
  • 1954 – Théophile Abega, Cameroonian former national football player (d. 2012)
  • 1955 – Lisa Banes, well-known American actress (d. 2021)
  • 1956 - Tom Hanks, American actor
  • 1957 – Marc Almond, English singer-songwriter
  • 1957 - Kelly McGillis, American actress
  • 1961 - Raymond Cruz is an American television and film actor.
  • 1963 – Zeynep Eronat, Turkish actress
  • 1964 – Courtney Love, American musician and actress
  • 1964 – Gianluca Vialli, Italian former football player and manager
  • 1966 – Pamela Adlon, American actress, screenwriter, producer, director, and voice actor
  • 1966 Amélie Nothomb, Belgian writer
  • 1967 – Yordan Letchkov, Bulgarian football player
  • 1968 – Álex Aguinaga, Ecuadorian national football player and manager
  • 1968 – Paolo Di Canio, Italian manager and former football player
  • 1975 – Shelton Benjamin, American professional wrestler
  • 1975 - Jack White, Grammy Award kazanis an American producer, actor, multi-instrumentalist, rock musician, and composer.
  • 1976 – Emel Çölgeçen, Turkish actress
  • 1976 – Jo Kanazawa, Japanese former football player
  • 1976 – Jochem Uytdehaage, Dutch former long track speed skater
  • 1976 – Fred SavageThe Wonder Years An American actor and television director best known for playing Kevin Arnold in (1988-1993)
  • 1978 – Gulnara Samitova-Galkina, Russian middle-distance runner
  • 1978 – Jaka Laković is a Slovenian former professional basketball player.
  • 1981 – Lee Chun-Soo, South Korean national football player
  • 1982 – Toby Kebbell, English actor
  • 1983 – Ahmet Rıfat Şungar, Turkish cinema and TV series actor
  • 1983 – Deniz Cetin, Turkish musician
  • 1984 – Hasan Kalender, Turkish director
  • 1987 – Élodie Fontan, French actress
  • 1987 – Bratislav Punoševac, Serbian football player
  • 1987 – Rebecca Sugar is an American animator, screenwriter, producer, and singer/songwriter.
  • 1988 – Raul Rusescu is a Romanian football player.
  • 1989 - Ronaldo Alves is a Brazilian football player.
  • 1989 – Deniz Naki is a Kurdish-German football player.
  • 1989 – Zeynep Sever, Miss Belgium 2009
  • 1990 – Joe Corona is an American football player.
  • 1990 – André Sousa, Portuguese football player
  • 1991 – Mitchel Musso, American actor
  • 1991 - Riley Reid, American pornographic film actress
  • 1992 – Douglas Booth, English actor, model
  • 1993 - DeAndre Yedlin is an American football player.
  • 1994 – Luka Đorđević, Montenegrin national football player
  • 1994 – Jordan Mickey is an American professional basketball player.
  • 1995 – Georgie Henley, English actor
  • 1995 - Sandro Ramírez, Spanish football player
  • 1998 – Robert Capron is an American film actor.

Deaths 

  • 518 – Anastasius I, Byzantine Emperor (b. 430)
  • 1386 – III. Leopold, Duke of Austria (b. 1351)
  • 1654 – IV. Ferdinand, King of Rome (b.1633)
  • 1706 – Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville, French-Canadian sailor and explorer (b. 1661)
  • 1742 – John Oldmixon, English historian (b. 1673)
  • 1746 – Felipe V, King of Spain (b. 1683)
  • 1747 – Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian baroque composer and cellist (b. 1670)
  • 1756 – Pieter Langendijk, Dutch playwright and poet (b. 1683)
  • 1766 – Jonathan Mayhew, American Christian clergyman (b. 1720)
  • 1795 – Henry Seymour Conway, English general and statesman (b. 1721)
  • 1797 – Edmund Burke, English philosopher and statesman (b. 1729)
  • 1828 – Gilbert Stuart, American painter (b. 1755)
  • 1850 – Sayyid Ali Muhammad (Bab), Iranian cleric and founder of the Babylonian faith (b. 1819)
  • 1850 – Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States (b. 1784)
  • 1856 – Amedeo Avogadro, Italian chemist (b. 1776)
  • 1871 – Alexander Keith Johnston, Scottish geographer (b. 1804)
  • 1880 – Paul Broca, French physician, anatomist, and anthropologist (b. 1824)
  • 1882 – Ignacio Carrera Pinto, Chilean officer (b. 1848)
  • 1912 – Ion Luca Caragiale, German screenwriter, short story, poetry writer, theater manager, political commentator, and journalist (b.
  • 1932 – King C. Gillette, American inventor (inventor of the razor) (b. 1855)
  • 1946 – Nevzat Tandoğan, Turkish bureaucrat (suicide) (b. 1894)
  • 1962 – Georges Bataille, French writer, sociologist, anthropologist, and philosopher (b. 1897)
  • 1990 – Reşit Gürzap, Turkish actor and director (b. 1912)
  • 1991 – Orhan Hançerlioğlu, Turkish philosopher and writer (b. 1916)
  • 1993 – Metin Altiok, Turkish poet and painter (b. 1940)
  • 2002 – Gerald Campion, English actor (b. 1921)
  • 2002 – Rod Steiger, American actor (b. 1925)
  • 2006 – Mehmet Akan, Turkish actor, director, choreographer, folklorist and writer (b. 1939)
  • 2011 – Arvo Salo, Finnish writer, journalist and politician (b. 1932)
  • 2015 – Christian Audigier, French fashion designer and entrepreneur (b. 1958)
  • 2015 – Saud al-Faisal, Saudi politician and prince (b. 1940)
  • 2015 – Tahsin Şahinkaya, Turkish soldier (b. 1925)
  • 2016 – Norman Abbott, American television and film director (b. 1922)
  • 2017 – Ilya Glazunov, Russian painter (b. 1930)
  • 2017 – Paquita Rico, Spanish singer and actress (b. 1929)
  • 2018 – Peter Carington, British politician (b. 1919)
  • 2018 – Michel Tromont, Belgian politician (b. 1937)
  • 2018 – Hans Günter Winkler, German horse rider (b. 1926)
  • 2019 – Hussaini Abdullahi, Nigerian senior military and politician (b. 1939)
  • 2019 – Freddie Jones, English actor (b. 1927)
  • 2019 – Ross Perot, American businessman who ran for the 1992 US presidential election as an independent candidate and as the candidate of the Reform Party he founded in 1996 (b. 1930)
  • 2019 – Fernando de la Rúa, Argentine politician (b. 1937)
  • 2019 – Rip Torn, American actor, voice actor, and theater director (b. 1931)
  • 2020 – Agustin Alezzo, Argentine theater director and acting instructor (b. 1935)
  • 2020 – John Gerard Beattie, Scottish actor and comedian (b. 1926)
  • 2020 – Marlene Catzín Cih, Mexican female politician (b. 1954)
  • 2020 – Sahara Khatun, Bangladeshi politician and minister (b. 1943)
  • 2020 – Mohamed Kouradji, Algerian football referee (b. 1952)
  • 2020 – Park Won-Soon, South Korean politician, lawyer, and activist (b. 1956)
  • 2020 – Hafiz Rahim, Singaporean football player (b. 1983)
  • 2020 – Vladimir Maksimovich Salkov, Russian-Ukrainian professional football player and manager (b. 1937)
  • 2020 – Gabriella Tucci, Italian opera singer (b. 1929)

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