What Happened on November 9, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declares holy war against Iran

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein
  • Tatsuko Ohsako wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominique Maltais, Quebec snowboarder
  • James Harper, English footballer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Vanessa Minnillo, Filipino-born American TV personality (Entertainment Tonight), born in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines

TV Personality & Model Vanessa Minnillo
TV Personality & Model
Vanessa Minnillo

Famous Deaths

  • Carmel Myers, actress (Carmel Myers Show), dies at 79
  • Victor Sen Yung, actor (Hop Sing-Bonanza, Bachelor Family), dies at 65