On this day: July 9

POSTED: 03:31 PM PDT Jun 28, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 08, 2014 

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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China Newsphoto/Reuters

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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