What Happened on August 9, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • USSR performs (underground) nuclear test
  • Yanks score 5 in bottom of 9th beat Brewers 8-7

Famous Birthdays

  • Audrey Tautou, French actress

Famous Deaths

  • James G Cozzens, US writer (Guard of Honor, Pulitzer), dies at 74
  • Johan Daisne, [Thiery], Belgian writer (Lago Maggiore), dies at 66