Historical Events For 1980
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Oct 10 Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated in the year 1980.
Oct 11 In the year 1980 cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days
Oct 11 Russian cosmonauts return to earth, after spending a record 185 days in space in the year 1980.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1980 pres nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court
Oct 14 S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies in the year 1980.
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 in the year 1980.
Oct 22 In the year 1980 new South Korean constitution comes into effect
Oct 23 In the year 1980 soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin resigns, due to illness
Oct 24 On this day in history john Lennon releases "(Just Like) Starting Over" in UK
Oct 24 On this day in history leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30
Oct 24 In the year 1980 polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity
Oct 25 Barbra Streisand's "Guilty," album goes #1 for 3 weeks & her single "Woman In Love," goes #1 for 3 weeks on this day in history.
Oct 26 Marcello J tie Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal, dies at 74 in the year 1980.
Oct 27 On this day in history dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph
Oct 27 On this day in history steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31
Oct 28 In the year 1980 leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63
Oct 30 In the year 1980 honduras &El Salvador settle their boundary dispute
Oct 30 In the year 1980 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 On this day in history edith Bunker, character on "All in the Family", dies
Nov 03 In the year 1980 ludwig Hohl, writer, dies
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 on this day in history.
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 Steve McQueen, actor (Tom Horn, Bullitt), dies at 50 on this day in history.
Nov 08 On this day in history voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn
Nov 09 On this day in history carmel Myers, actress (Carmel Myers Show), dies at 79
Nov 10 In the year 1980 dan Rather refuses to pay his cabbie, CBS pays the $12.55 fare
Nov 11 Crew of Soyuz 35 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 37 in the year 1980.
Nov 12 On this day in history alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85
Nov 12 On this day in history nYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana