On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1980

Historical Events

  • 1st consumer use of home banking by computer by United American Bank in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Nobel prize for literature awarded to Czesław Miłosz

Famous Birthdays

  • Henrik Zetterberg, Swedish ice hockey player, born in Njurunda, Sweden
  • Ibrahim Fazeel, Maldivian footballer (Victory Sports Club), born in Malé, Maldives

Famous Divorces

  • Princess Caroline of Monaco divorces Philippe Junot
1980 Highlights

About October 9, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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