What happened this day in history September 9, 1980

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

September 9, 1980: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 9, 1980 is the 253rd day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 113 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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

When this day started, 5,621,760 minutes 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 ‘dihectapentacontatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $148.38. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate 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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Who were born on September 9, 1980?

  • 1980
    Michelle Williams, American actress
  • 1980
    Todd Coffey, American baseball player

Who died on September 9, 1980?

  • 1980
    John Howard Griffin, American writer (b. 1920)

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