This day in history: May 9 - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

This day in history: May 9

Each of these events happened on the same date in history, May 9.

1946: Actress Candice Bergen is born in Beverly Hills, California.

1949: Singer-songwriter Billy Joel is born in Hicksville, New York.

1974: House Judiciary Committee opens formal and public impeachment hearings against President Richard Nixon.

1980: Thirty-five people are killed when southbound lanes of Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay, Florida collapse after being struck by freighter.

2005: Singer Kenny Chesney and actress Renee Zellweger are wed on the Caribbean island of St. John. Marriage is annulled four months later.

2009: Former NBA coach Chuck Daly, 78, dies in Jupiter Beach, Florida.

2010: Singer and actress Lena Horne dies in Manhattan, New York at the age of 92.

2015: Russia stages largest ever military parade in Moscow's Red Square to commemorate 70th anniversary of Victory Day.

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