Historical Events For 1980
Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Oct 10 Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated on this day in history.
Oct 11 Cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days in the year 1980.
Oct 11 In the year 1980 russian cosmonauts return to earth, after spending a record 185 days in space
Oct 12 On this day in history ships of the Amphibious Force, Sixth Fleet, including Guadalcanal, began assisting the victims of the massive earthquake which devastated the Algerian city of Al Asnam.
Oct 14 On this day in history pres nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court
Oct 14 In the year 1980 s N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies
Oct 16 Carl PM Romme, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (KVP), dies at 83 in the year 1980.
Oct 17 Mount St Helens, in Washington State USA, erupts for the third time in 24 hours on this day in history.
Oct 22 New South Korean constitution comes into effect on this day in history.
Oct 23 On this day in history soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin resigns, due to illness
Oct 24 John Lennon releases "(Just Like) Starting Over" in UK on this day in history.
Oct 24 On this day in history leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30
Oct 24 On this day in history polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity
Oct 25 On this day in history barbra Streisand's "Guilty," album goes #1 for 3 weeks & her single "Woman In Love," goes #1 for 3 weeks
Oct 26 On this day in history marcello J tie Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal, dies at 74
Oct 27 Dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph in the year 1980.
Oct 27 In the year 1980 steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31
Oct 28 Leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63 in the year 1980.
Oct 30 In the year 1980 honduras &El Salvador settle their boundary dispute
Oct 30 On this day in history nASA launches Flt Satcom-4
Oct 31 In the year 1980 julian Nott sets world hot-air balloon altitude record (16,806 m)
Nov 02 In the year 1980 edith Bunker, character on "All in the Family", dies
Nov 03 Ludwig Hohl, writer, dies on this day in history.
Nov 04 On this day in history ronald Reagan (R) beats President Jimmy Carter (R) by a landslide
Nov 04 Ronald Reagan elected 40th President of the US in the year 1980.
Nov 06 Mary Michael, actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77 in the year 1980.
Nov 06 On this day in history uSS Ranger and accompanying ships of her task group relieved the Midway in the northern Arabian Sea.
Nov 07 Steve McQueen, actor (Tom Horn, Bullitt), dies at 50 in the year 1980.
Nov 08 Voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn in the year 1980.
Nov 09 Carmel Myers, actress (Carmel Myers Show), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 1980 dan Rather refuses to pay his cabbie, CBS pays the $12.55 fare
Nov 11 On this day in history crew of Soyuz 35 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 37
Nov 12 Alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Nov 12 On this day in history nYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana