What Happened On 9th May 1980 In History

May 9th (1980) was a Friday. It's the 129th day of the year (130th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 236 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 9th May, 1980

  • » In Florida, Liberian freighter 'MV Summit Venture' collides with the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay, making a 1,400-ft. section of the southbound span collapse. Thirty-five people in six cars and a Greyhound bus fall 150 ft. into the water an
  • » In Norco, California, five masked gunmen hold up a Security Pacific bank, leading to Norco shootout named a violent shoot-out and one of the largest pursuits in History of California known as California history. Two of the gunmen and one police officer ar

Famous Birthdays on May 9 in 1980

  • » Grant Hackett, Australian swimmer
  • » Jo Hyun-jae, South Korean actor
  • » Angela Nikodinov, American figure skater
  • » Kate Richardson-Walsh, English field hockey player
  • » Tony Schmidt, German race car driver

May 9th Holidays in History

  • » Scientology holidays called Anniversary of Dianetics (Church of Scientology)
  • » Christian Feast Day
  • » Beatus of Lungern
  • » Bienheuré known as Beatus of Vendome
  • » Saint Christopher named Christopher (Αγιος Χριστόφορος) (Eastern Orthodox Church)
  • » George Preca
  • » Gerontius of Cervia
  • » Gregory of Nazianzus, Doctor, Bishop of Constantinople, 389 CE (commemoration, Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » Nicolaus Zinzendorf (Lutheran)
  • » Pachomius
  • » Tudy of Landevennec
  • » May 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Europe Day, commemorating the Schuman Declaration. (European Union)
  • » Independence Day, celebrating the declaration of independence of Romania from the Ottoman Empire in 1877. (Romania)
  • » Liberation Day, commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II). (Guernsey, Liberation Day (Jersey) named Liberation Day (Jersey))
  • » One of the three days of the Feast of the Lemures. (Roman Empire)
  • » Victory Day (9 May) Victory Day observances, celebration of the Soviet Union victory over Nazi Germany (Public holidays in the Soviet Union Soviet Union, Public holidays in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, Public holidays in Belarus Belarus, Public holidays in Bosn

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