On this day: July 9

Published On: Jun 28 2012 05:31:02 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 09 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

A president dies, new nations are born, the MLB All-Star Game goes indoors, and a jam band performs for the last time, all on this day.

OTD July 9 - Jack White
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1975: Rock musician and singer-songwriter Jack White, known for his work with the bands The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather, is born John Anthony Gillis in Detroit, Michigan.

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