What Happened on February 9, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • James Owen Sullivan [The Rev], Huntington Beach California, drummer and songwriter (Avenged Sevenfold) (d.2009)
  • Joël Camathias, Swiss racing driver
  • John Walker Lindh, American Taliban fighter

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Haley, vocalist (Rock Around Clock), dies of heart attack at 55