Historical Events Happened In 1980
Monday, 30 May 2016
Oct 10 In the year 1980 very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated
Oct 11 Cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days in the year 1980.
Oct 11 On this day in history russian cosmonauts return to earth, after spending a record 185 days in space
Oct 12 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 in the year 1980.
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 In the year 1980 carl PM Romme, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (KVP), dies at 83
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 in the year 1980.
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 Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30 on this day in history.
Oct 24 Polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity on this day in history.
Oct 25 In the year 1980 barbra Streisand's "Guilty," album goes #1 for 3 weeks & her single "Woman In Love," goes #1 for 3 weeks
Oct 26 Marcello J tie Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal, dies at 74 in the year 1980.
Oct 27 Dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph in the year 1980.
Oct 27 Steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31 on this day in history.
Oct 28 In the year 1980 leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63
Oct 30 On this day in history honduras &El Salvador settle their boundary dispute
Oct 30 On this day in history nASA launches Flt Satcom-4
Oct 31 Julian Nott sets world hot-air balloon altitude record (16,806 m) in the year 1980.
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 In the year 1980 ronald Reagan elected 40th President of the US
Nov 06 On this day in history mary Michael, actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77
Nov 06 In the year 1980 uSS Ranger and accompanying ships of her task group relieved the Midway in the northern Arabian Sea.
Nov 07 On this day in history steve McQueen, actor (Tom Horn, Bullitt), dies at 50
Nov 08 Voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn on this day in history.
Nov 09 In the year 1980 carmel Myers, actress (Carmel Myers Show), dies at 79
Nov 10 Dan Rather refuses to pay his cabbie, CBS pays the $12.55 fare in the year 1980.
Nov 11 In the year 1980 crew of Soyuz 35 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 37
Nov 12 Alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85 in the year 1980.
Nov 12 On this day in history nYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana