Wednesday, July 9, 2014

29th year - N° 190 Wednesday, 9 July 2014

29th year - N° 190 Wednesday, 9 July 2014

9 July / Today's 6 Events:
474 years ago

Wednesday 9th of July 1540

49-year-old King of England Henry VIII of England, originally Henry Tudor divorces his fourth wife Anne of Cleves in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

Henry claimed she was so unattractive he could barely sleep with her. They had been married for 6 months only.

52 years ago

Monday 9th of July 1962

Writer and philosopher Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille dies of cerebral arteriosclerosis at the age of 65 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

52 years ago The Soup was Hot but Inexpensive

Monday 9th of July 1962

The 'Campbell's Soup Cans' exhibition by 34-year-old Pop artist Andy Warhol, originally Andrew Warhola aka The Pope of Pop opens in Ferus Gallery, 723 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Five of Warhol's canvases sold for $100 each, but director Irving Blum bought them back to keep the set intact.

32 years ago

Friday 9th of July 1982

153 die in Pan American Boeing 727-235 Flight 759 crash in Kenner, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

There were also eight fatalities on the ground.

15 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 9th of July 1999

Boring moments during a party in Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

8 years ago

Sunday 9th of July 2006

124 die in Sibir S7 Airlines Airbus A310-324 Flight 778 crash on landing in Irkutsk International Airport, Irkutsk, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia.

There were 79 survivors.

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