On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Peruvian Airlines jet carrying 45 US exchange students explodes

Famous Birthdays

  • Arion Salazar, American musician (Third Eye Blind)
  • Chris Cuomo, American TV journalist
  • Chris Gedney, NFL tight end (Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals)
  • Rod Brind'amour, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers, Team Canada 98), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Thomas Lennon, American actor and producer (Night at the Museum, Memento), born in Chicago, Illinois