What Happened on August 8, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Togo [Shigeki Sato], Japanese professional wrestler, born in Odate, Akita, Japan
  • Jerome Henderson, NFL cornerback (NY Jets, Philadelphia Eagles)

Famous Deaths

  • Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, German eugenicist and Nazi physician (b. 1896)