On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rick Barry, Houston, is 1st in NBA to score 8 3-pointers in a game

NBA Small Forward Rick Barry
NBA Small Forward
Rick Barry

Famous Birthdays

  • Angelos Charisteas, Greek footballer
  • Shelly Martinez, American wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Antoine Pompe, Belgian architect, dies at 106
  • Tom Macdonald, Welsh journalist and novelist (b. 1900)