What Happened on May 9, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew W.K., American musician
  • Brandon Webb, American baseball player
  • Pierre Bouvier, Canadian musician (Simple Plan)
  • Rosario Dawson, American actress

Famous Deaths

Person of interestCyrus Eaton

Cyrus Eaton, Canadian-American financier, industrialist and steel magnate, dies at 95

Steel Magnate Cyrus Eaton
Steel Magnate
Cyrus Eaton
  • Lan Adomian, Russian-born American composer, dies at 73