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August 9 is the 221st day of the year (222nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 144 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

  • 1201Arnold Fitz Thedmar, English historian and merchant (d. 1274)
  • 1537Francesco Barozzi, Italian mathematician and astronomer (d. 1604)[6]
  • 1544Bogislaw XIII, Duke of Pomerania (d. 1606)
  • 1590John Webster, colonial settler and governor of Connecticut (d. 1661)

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1902Zino Francescatti, French violinist (d. 1991)
  • 1902 – Panteleimon Ponomarenko, Russian general and politician (d. 1984)
  • 1905Leo Genn, British actor and barrister (d. 1978)
  • 1909Vinayaka Krishna Gokak, Indian scholar, author, and academic (d. 1992)
  • 1909 – Willa Beatrice Player, American educator, first Black woman college president (d. 2003)[10]
  • 1909 – Adam von Trott zu Solz, German lawyer and diplomat (d. 1944)
  • 1911William Alfred Fowler, American astronomer and astrophysicist, Nobel Laureate (d. 1996)
  • 1911 – Eddie Futch, American boxer and trainer (d. 2001)
  • 1911 – John McQuade, Northern Irish soldier, boxer, and politician (d. 1984)
  • 1913Wilbur Norman Christiansen, Australian astronomer and engineer (d. 2007)
  • 1914Ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian-Austrian conductor and director (d. 1963)
  • 1914 – Tove Jansson, Finnish author and illustrator (d. 2001)
  • 1914 – Joe Mercer, English footballer and manager (d. 1990)
  • 1915Mareta West, American astronomer and geologist (d. 1998)
  • 1918Kermit Beahan, American colonel (d. 1989)
  • 1918 – Giles Cooper, Irish soldier and playwright (d. 1966)
  • 1918 – Albert Seedman, American police officer (d. 2013)
  • 1919Joop den Uyl, Dutch journalist, economist, and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands (d. 1987)
  • 1919 – Ralph Houk, American baseball player and manager (d. 2010)
  • 1920Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and author (d. 2007)
  • 1921Ernest Angley, American evangelist and author (d. 2021)
  • 1921 – J. James Exon, American soldier and politician, 33rd Governor of Nebraska (d. 2005)
  • 1922Philip Larkin, English poet and novelist (d. 1985)
  • 1924Mathews Mar Barnabas, Indian metropolitan (d. 2012)
  • 1924 – Frank Martínez, American soldier and painter (d. 2013)
  • 1925David A. Huffman, American computer scientist, developed Huffman coding (d. 1999)
  • 1926Denis Atkinson, Barbadian cricketer (d. 2001)
  • 1927Daniel Keyes, American short story writer and novelist (d. 2014)
  • 1927 – Robert Shaw, English actor and screenwriter (d. 1978)
  • 1928Bob Cousy, American basketball player and coach
  • 1928 – Camilla Wicks, American violinist and educator
  • 1928 – Dolores Wilson, American soprano and actress (d. 2010)
  • 1929Abdi İpekçi, Turkish journalist and activist (d. 1979)
  • 1930Milt Bolling, American baseball player and scout (d. 2013)
  • 1930 – Jacques Parizeau, Canadian economist and politician, 26th Premier of Quebec (d. 2015)
  • 1931Chuck Essegian, American baseball player and lawyer
  • 1931 – James Freeman Gilbert, American geophysicist and academic (d. 2014)
  • 1931 – Paula Kent Meehan, American businesswoman, co-founded Redken (d. 2014)
  • 1931 – Mário Zagallo, Brazilian footballer and coach
  • 1932Tam Dalyell, Scottish academic and politician (d. 2017)
  • 1932 – John Gomery, Canadian lawyer and jurist
  • 1933Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Japanese actress, talk show host, and author
  • 1935Beverlee McKinsey, American actress (d. 2008)
  • 1936Julián Javier, Dominican-American baseball player
  • 1936 – Patrick Tse, Chinese-Hong Kong actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1938Leonid Kuchma, Ukrainian engineer and politician, 2nd President of Ukraine
  • 1938 – Rod Laver, Australian tennis player and coach
  • 1938 – Otto Rehhagel, German footballer, coach, and manager
  • 1939Hércules Brito Ruas, Brazilian footballer
  • 1939 – Vincent Hanna, Northern Irish journalist (d. 1997)
  • 1939 – The Mighty Hannibal, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2014)
  • 1939 – Billy Henderson, American singer (d. 2007)
  • 1939 – Bulle Ogier, French actress and screenwriter
  • 1939 – Romano Prodi, Italian academic and politician, 52nd Prime Minister of Italy
  • 1939 – Butch Warren, American bassist (d. 2013)
  • 1940Linda Keen, American mathematician and academic
  • 1942David Steinberg, Canadian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1943Ken Norton, American boxer and actor (d. 2013)[11]
  • 1944George Armstrong, English footballer (d. 2000)
  • 1944 – Patrick Depailler, French racing driver (d. 1980)[12]
  • 1944 – Sam Elliott, American actor and producer[13]
  • 1944 – Patricia McKissack, American soldier, engineer, and author
  • 1945Barbara Delinsky, American author
  • 1945 – Aleksandr Gorelik, Russian figure skater and sportscaster (d. 2012)
  • 1945 – Posy Simmonds, English author and illustrator
  • 1946Rinus Gerritsen, Dutch rock bass player
  • 1947Roy Hodgson, English footballer and manager
  • 1947 – Barbara Mason, American R&B/soul singer-songwriter
  • 1947 – John Varley, American author
  • 1948Bill Campbell, American baseball player and coach
  • 1949Jonathan Kellerman, American psychologist and author
  • 1949 – Ted Simmons, American baseball player and coach
  • 1951James Naughtie, Scottish journalist and radio host
  • 1951 – Steve Swisher, American baseball player and manager
  • 1952Prateep Ungsongtham Hata, Thai activist and politician
  • 1953Kay Stenshjemmet, Norwegian speed skater
  • 1953 – Jean Tirole, French economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1954Ray Jennings, South African cricketer and coach
  • 1954 – Pete Thomas, English drummer
  • 1955John E. Sweeney, American lawyer and politician
  • 1956Gordon Singleton, Canadian Olympic cyclist
  • 1957Melanie Griffith, American actress and producer
  • 1958Amanda Bearse, American actress, comedian and director
  • 1958 – James Lileks, American journalist and blogger
  • 1958 – Calie Pistorius, South African engineer and academic
  • 1959Kurtis Blow, American rapper, producer, and actor
  • 1959 – Michael Kors, American fashion designer
  • 1961Brad Gilbert, American tennis player and sportscaster
  • 1961 – John Key, New Zealand businessman and politician, 38th Prime Minister of New Zealand[14]
  • 1962Louis Lipps, American football player and radio host
  • 1962 – Kevin Mack, American football player
  • 1962 – John "Hot Rod" Williams, American basketball player (d. 2015)
  • 1963Whitney Houston, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress (d. 2012)[15]
  • 1963 – Jay Leggett, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1963 – Barton Lynch, Australian surfer
  • 1964Brett Hull, Canadian-American ice hockey player and manager
  • 1964 – Hoda Kotb, American journalist and television personality
  • 1966Vinny Del Negro, American basketball player and coach
  • 1966 – Linn Ullmann, Norwegian journalist and author
  • 1967Deion Sanders, American football and baseball player
  • 1968Gillian Anderson, American-British actress, activist and writer
  • 1968 – Eric Bana, Australian actor, comedian, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1968 – Sam Fogarino, American drummer
  • 1968 – McG, American director and producer
  • 1969Troy Percival, American baseball player and coach
  • 1970Rod Brind'Amour, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1970 – Chris Cuomo, American lawyer and journalist
  • 1970 – Thomas Lennon, American actor and comedian[16]
  • 1973Filippo Inzaghi, Italian footballer and manager
  • 1973 – Kevin McKidd, Scottish actor and director
  • 1973 – Gene Luen Yang, American author and illustrator
  • 1974Derek Fisher, American basketball player and coach
  • 1974 – Stephen Fung, Hong Kong actor, singer, director, and screenwriter
  • 1974 – Lesley McKenna, Scottish snowboarder[17]
  • 1974 – Matt Morris, American baseball player
  • 1974 – Kirill Reznik, American lawyer and politician
  • 1974 – Raphaël Poirée, French biathlete
  • 1975Mahesh Babu, Indian actor and producer
  • 1975 – Valentin Kovalenko, Uzbek football referee
  • 1975 – Mike Lamb, American baseball player
  • 1975 – Robbie Middleby, Australian soccer player
  • 1976Rhona Mitra, English actress and singer
  • 1976 – Audrey Tautou, French model and actress
  • 1976 – Jessica Capshaw, American actress
  • 1977Jason Frasor, American baseball player
  • 1977 – Chamique Holdsclaw, American basketball player
  • 1977 – Ravshan Irmatov, Uzbek football referee
  • 1977 – Adewale Ogunleye, American football player
  • 1977 – Ime Udoka, American basketball player and coach
  • 1977 – Mikaël Silvestre, French footballer
  • 1978Dorin Chirtoacă, Moldavian lawyer and politician, Mayor of Chișinău
  • 1978 – Ana Serradilla, Mexican actress and producer
  • 1978 – Wesley Sonck, Belgian footballer
  • 1979Michael Kingma, Australian basketball player
  • 1979 – Lisa Nandy, British politician
  • 1979 – Tony Stewart, American football player
  • 1981Jarvis Hayes, American basketball player
  • 1981 – Li Jiawei, Singaporean table tennis player
  • 1982Joel Anthony, American basketball player
  • 1982 – Tyson Gay, American sprinter[18]
  • 1982 – Yekaterina Samutsevich, Russian singer and activist
  • 1982 – Kanstantsin Sivtsov, Belorussian cyclist
  • 1983Shane O'Brien, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1983 – Hamilton Masakadza, Zimbabwean cricketer[19]
  • 1983 – Alicja Smietana, Polish-English violinist
  • 1984Paul Gallagher, Scottish footballer
  • 1985Luca Filippi, Italian racing driver
  • 1985 – Filipe Luís, Brazilian footballer
  • 1985 – Anna Kendrick, American actress and singer
  • 1985 – Hayley Peirsol, American swimmer
  • 1985 – JaMarcus Russell, American football player
  • 1985 – Chandler Williams, American football player (d. 2013)
  • 1986Michael Lerchl, German footballer
  • 1986 – Daniel Preussner, German rugby player
  • 1986 – Tyler Smith, American singer-songwriter and bass player
  • 1987Marek Niit, Estonian sprinter
  • 1988Anthony Castonzo, American football player
  • 1988 – Willian, Brazilian footballer
  • 1988 – Vasilios Koutsianikoulis, Greek footballer
  • 1989Jason Heyward, American baseball player
  • 1989 – Stefano Okaka, Italian footballer
  • 1989 – Kento Ono, Japanese actor and model
  • 1990İshak Doğan, Turkish footballer
  • 1990 – Stuart McInally, Scottish rugby player
  • 1990 – Brice Roger, French skier
  • 1990 – Sarah McBride, American LGBT activist
  • 1990 – D'Arcy Short, Australian cricketer [20]
  • 1991Alice Barlow, English actress
  • 1991 – Alexa Bliss, American bodybuilder and wrestler
  • 1991 – Hansika Motwani, Indian actress [21]
  • 1992Farahnaz Forotan, Afghan journalist[22]
  • 1993Jun.Q, South Korean singer and actor
  • 1993 – Dipa Karmakar, Indian gymnast[23]
  • 1994Kelli Hubly, American soccer player
  • 1995Eli Apple, American football player
  • 1996Sanya Lopez, Filipino actress and model
  • 1999Deniss Vasiļjevs, Latvian figure skater
  • 2000Arlo Parks, British singer-songwriter[24]

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1910Huo Yuanjia, Chinese martial artist, co-founded the Chin Woo Athletic Association (b. 1868)
  • 1919Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer and educator (b. 1857)
  • 1920Samuel Griffith, Welsh-Australian politician, 9th Premier of Queensland (b. 1845)
  • 1932John Charles Fields, Canadian mathematician, founder of the Fields Medal (b. 1863)
  • 1942Edith Stein, German nun and saint (b. 1891)
  • 1943Chaïm Soutine, Belarusian-French painter and educator (b. 1893)
  • 1945Robert Hampton Gray, Canadian lieutenant and pilot, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1917)
  • 1945 – Harry Hillman, American runner and coach (b. 1881)
  • 1946Bert Vogler, South African cricketer (b. 1876)
  • 1948Hugo Boss, German fashion designer, founded Hugo Boss (b. 1885)
  • 1949Edward Thorndike, American psychologist and academic (b. 1874)
  • 1957Carl Clauberg, German Nazi physician (b. 1898)
  • 1962Hermann Hesse, German-born Swiss poet, novelist, and painter, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877)
  • 1963Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, American son of John F. Kennedy (b. 1963)
  • 1967Joe Orton, English author and playwright (b. 1933)
  • 1969Wojciech Frykowski, Polish-American actor and author (b. 1936)
  • 1969 – Sharon Tate, American model and actress (b. 1943)
  • 1969 – C. F. Powell, English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)
  • 1972Sıddık Sami Onar, Turkish lawyer and academic (b. 1897)
  • 1974Bill Chase, American trumpet player and bandleader (b. 1934)
  • 1975Dmitri Shostakovich, Russian pianist and composer (b. 1906)
  • 1978James Gould Cozzens, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1903)
  • 1979Walter O'Malley, American businessman (b. 1903)
  • 1979 – Raymond Washington, American gang leader, founded the Crips (b. 1953)
  • 1980Jacqueline Cochran, American pilot (b. 1906)
  • 1981Max Hoffman, Austrian-born car importer and businessman (b. 1904)
  • 1985Clive Churchill, Australian rugby league player and coach (b. 1927)
  • 1988M. Carl Holman, American author, educator, poet, and playwright (b. 1919)[27]
  • 1990Joe Mercer, English footballer and manager (b. 1914)
  • 1992Fereydoun Farrokhzad, Iranian singer and actor (b. 1938)
  • 1995Jerry Garcia, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1942)
  • 1996Frank Whittle, English soldier and engineer, invented the jet engine (b. 1907)
  • 1999Helen Rollason, English sports journalist and sportscaster (b. 1956)[28]
  • 1999 – Fouad Serageddin, Egyptian journalist and politician (b. 1910)
  • 2000John Harsanyi, Hungarian-American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1920)
  • 2000 – Nicholas Markowitz, American murder victim (b. 1984)
  • 2002Paul Samson, English guitarist (b. 1953)
  • 2003Jacques Deray, French director and screenwriter (b. 1929)
  • 2003 – Ray Harford, English footballer and manager (b. 1945)
  • 2003 – Gregory Hines, American actor, dancer, and choreographer (b. 1946)
  • 2003 – R. Sivagurunathan, Sri Lankan lawyer, journalist, and academic (b. 1931)
  • 2004Robert Lecourt, French lawyer and politician, Lord Chancellor of France (b. 1908)
  • 2004 – Tony Mottola, American guitarist and composer (b. 1918)
  • 2004 – David Raksin, American composer and educator (b. 1912)
  • 2005Judith Rossner, American author (b. 1935)
  • 2006Philip E. High, English author (b. 1914)
  • 2006 – James Van Allen, American physicist and academic (b. 1914)
  • 2007Joe O'Donnell, American photographer and journalist (b. 1922)
  • 2008Bernie Mac, American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and producer (b. 1957)
  • 2008 – Mahmoud Darwish, Palestinian author and poet (b. 1941)
  • 2010Calvin "Fuzz" Jones, American singer and bass player (b. 1926)
  • 2010 – Ted Stevens, American soldier, lawyer, and politician (b. 1923)
  • 2012Carl Davis, American record producer (b. 1934)
  • 2012 – Gene F. Franklin, American engineer, theorist, and academic (b. 1927)
  • 2012 – Al Freeman, Jr., American actor, director, and educator (b. 1934)
  • 2012 – David Rakoff, Canadian-American actor and journalist (b. 1964)
  • 2012 – Carmen Belen Richardson, Puerto Rican-American actress (b. 1930)
  • 2012 – Mel Stuart, American director and producer (b. 1928)
  • 2013Harry Elliott, American baseball player and coach (b. 1923)
  • 2013 – Eduardo Falú, Argentinian guitarist and composer (b. 1923)
  • 2013 – William Lynch, Jr., American lawyer and politician (b. 1947)
  • 2014J. F. Ade Ajayi, Nigerian historian and academic (b. 1929)
  • 2014 – Andriy Bal, Ukrainian footballer and coach (b. 1958)
  • 2014 – Arthur G. Cohen, American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Arlen Realty and Development Corporation (b. 1930)
  • 2014 – Ed Nelson, American actor (b. 1928)
  • 2015Frank Gifford, American football player, sportscaster, and actor (b. 1930)
  • 2015 – John Henry Holland, American computer scientist and academic (b. 1929)
  • 2015 – Walter Nahún López, Honduran footballer (b. 1977)
  • 2015 – David Nobbs, English author and screenwriter (b. 1935)
  • 2015 – Kayyar Kinhanna Rai, Indian journalist, author, and poet (b. 1915)
  • 2015 – Fikret Otyam, Turkish painter and journalist (b. 1926)
  • 2016Gerald Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster, third-richest British citizen (b. 1951)[29]
  • 2021Pat Hitchcock, English actress and producer (b. 1928)[30]
  • 2021 – Killer Kau, South African rapper, dancer and record producer (b. 1998)[31]

Holidays and observances

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