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
  • Faye Wong, Hong Kong cantopop singer-songwriter and actress ( Chungking Express), born in Beijing, China
  • Jerome Henderson, NFL cornerback (NY Jets, Philadelphia Eagles)

Famous Deaths

  • Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, German human biologist and Nazi physician, dies at 73