July 9 in history: First Prime Minister of France, first Wimbledon and more

From a tragic stampede in Brazil to South Sudan becoming the youngest country in the world, history was full of ups and downs on this day -- we've got it covered for you.

1815

First PM of France

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1877

First Wimbledon Championship

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1980

A stampede to see Pope John Paul II in Brazil

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1995

Church bombing in Sri Lanka kills 125 Tamil refugees

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2011

 South Sudan becomes youngest country in the world

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