On this day: July 9

Published On: Jun 28 2012 05:31:02 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 09 2014 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 - Jerry Garcia
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1995: The Grateful Dead give their last concert with Jerry Garcia at Chicago's Soldier Field. Garcia died the next month of a heart attack.

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