What happened this day in history April 9, 1980

What are the important events that happened on April 9, 1980? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 9, 1980: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 9, 1980 is the 100th day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 266 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 27, 1980 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 90,024 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $657.75. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 9, 1980 Historical Events

  • 1980
    The Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein kills philosopher Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr and his sister Bint al-Huda after three days of torture.

Who were born on April 9, 1980?

  • 1980
    Clueso, German singer, rapper, songwriter and producer
  • 1980
    Jerko Leko, Croatian footballer
  • 1980
    Yoanna House, American model

Who died on April 9, 1980?

  • 1980
    Bint al-Huda, Islamic writer (b. 1938)
  • 1980
    Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr, Islamic philosopher and economist (b. 1935)

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