What Happened on July 9, 1980

Historical Events

Event of Interest

7 die in a stampede to see Pope John Paul II in Brazil

Event of Interest

Dutch war criminal Pieter Menten sentenced to 10 years

Famous Deaths

  • Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian poet and lyricist, dies at 66

About July 9, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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