Today in History - July 9
Friday, Jul 9 2010 by kjfitz
2006 – At least 122 people are killed after a Sibir Airlines Airbus A310 passenger jet, carrying 200 passengers veers off the runway while landing in wet conditions at Irkutsk Airport in Siberia.
1984 – York Minster is struck by a lightning bolt and the resulting fire ravages most of the building. However the cathedral valuables are rescued by clergymen and the "Rose Window" is not affected.