What Happened on September 8, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Bowie Kuhn suspends Ferguson Jenkins indefinitely due to drug arrest

Famous Birthdays

  • Teruyuki Moniwa, Japanese footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Dooland, cricketer (prolific leggie for Notts), dies
  • Jean Piaget, Swiss psychologist/theory/educator, dies at 84

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Willard Libby, American chemist (radiocarbon dating), dies of pneumonia at 71

Chemist Willard Libby
Willard Libby