September 8, 1980 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Bowie Kuhn suspends Ferguson Jenkins indefinitely due to drug arrest

Deaths in History

  • Jean Piaget, Swiss pioneer developmental psychologist and zoologist, dies at 84

Person of interestWillard Libby

Willard Libby, American chemist (radiocarbon dating), dies of pneumonia at 71

Chemist Willard Libby
Willard Libby