1776 – George Washington orders the Declaration of Independence to be read out loud to members of the Continental Army in New York, for the first time.
1816 – Argentina declares independence from Spain.
1868 – The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified guaranteeing African Americans full citizenship and all persons in the United States due process of law.
1877 – The inaugural Wimbledon Championships begins.
1955- The Russell–Einstein Manifesto is released by Bertrand Russell in London, England, United Kingdom.
2011 – South Sudan gains independence and secedes from Sudan.
1932 – Donald Rumsfeld, American captain and politician, 13th and 21st United States Secretary of Defense.
1947 – O. J. Simpson, American football player and actor.
1950 – Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainian politician, 4th President of Ukraine.
1956 – Tom Hanks, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter ( One of my favorite actors:)).
1968 – Paolo Di Canio, Italian footballer and manager.
Well this is all from me for today.
Have a great 09.07.2014