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 - Danny Way
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2005: Daredevil skateboarder Danny Way rolls down a large ramp and jumps across the Great Wall of China, becoming the first person to clear the wall without motorized aid.

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