What Happened on August 9, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • The death toll from the Philippines' floods rise to 70

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Usain Bolt becomes the first person to win the 100m and 200m sprint in back to back Olympics

Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt
Olympic Sprinter
Usain Bolt

Famous Weddings

  • "Martin" and "Everybody Hates Chris" actress Tichina Arnold (43) weds St. John's University's basketball assistant coach Rico Hines at Oasis Oceanfront Estate in Honolulu, Hawaii