Events, Births, Deaths occured on July 9

Historical Events

1960 - The Mattancherry council passed a resolution that was forwarded to the government requesting the formation of a Municipal Corporation by combining the existing municipalities of Fort Kochi, Mattancherry and Ernakulam.

2012 - Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina were runners-up at Wimbledon Open.

Famous Births

1923 - Kovilan (Kandanisseri Vattomparambil Velappan Ayyappan) was born. He was a Malayalam language novelist. He received Kerala Sahitya Academy award, Kendra Sahitya Academy award, Ezhuthachan Puraskaram, and Sahitya Academy Membership.

1925 - Guru Dutt (Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone) was born. He was a legendary Bollywood film director, producer and actor.

Famous Deaths

2010 - Kovilan (Kandanisseri Vattomparambil Velappan Ayyappan) died in Kunnamkulam, Thrissur. He was a Malayalam language novelist. He received Kerala Sahitya Academy award, Kendra Sahitya Academy award, Ezhuthachan Puraskaram, and Sahitya Academy Membership.



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