Historical Events For 1980
Saturday, 21 October 2017
Oct 10 On this day in history very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated
Oct 11 In the year 1980 cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days
Oct 11 In the year 1980 russian cosmonauts return to earth, after spending a record 185 days in space
Oct 12 In the year 1980 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 S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies on this day in history.
Oct 16 Carl PM Romme, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (KVP), dies at 83 on this day in history.
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 Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin resigns, due to illness in the year 1980.
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 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 In the year 1980 marcello J tie Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal, dies at 74
Oct 27 In the year 1980 dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph
Oct 27 Steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31 on this day in history.
Oct 28 Leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63 in the year 1980.
Oct 30 On this day in history honduras &El Salvador settle their boundary dispute
Oct 30 NASA launches Flt Satcom-4 on this day in history.
Oct 31 On this day in history 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 In the year 1980 ludwig Hohl, writer, dies
Nov 04 In the year 1980 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 Mary Michael, actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Nov 06 USS Ranger and accompanying ships of her task group relieved the Midway in the northern Arabian Sea on this day in history.
Nov 07 Steve McQueen, actor (Tom Horn, Bullitt), dies at 50 in the year 1980.
Nov 08 On this day in history voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn
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 on this day in history.
Nov 11 Crew of Soyuz 35 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 37 on this day in history.
Nov 12 On this day in history alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85
Nov 12 NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana on this day in history.