On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1980

Historical Events

  • Belgian constitution revised

Famous Birthdays

  • Ryu Seung-beom, South Korean actor (The Unjust), born in Asan, South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • Elliott Nugent, American director and actor, dies at 83
  • Oleg Grigoryevich Kononenko, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 41
  • P K "Perker" Lee, Australian cricketer (Australian bowler 1931-33, 2 Tests), dies at 75
1980 Highlights

About August 9, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo