What Happened on August 9, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Belgian constitution revised

Famous Birthdays

  • Ryu Seung-beom, South Korean actor

Famous Deaths

  • Elliott Nugent, American director and actor, dies at 83
  • Jacqueline Cochran, American aviatrix (b. 1906)
  • Oleg Grigoryevich Kononenko, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 41
  • P K "Perker" Lee, cricketer (Australian bowler 1931-33, 2 Tests), dies