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Historical Events Happened In 1980

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Oct 10   Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated in the year 1980.  

Oct 11   Cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days in the year 1980.  

Oct 11   Russian cosmonauts return to earth, after spending a record 185 days in space in the year 1980.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Carl PM Romme, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (KVP), dies at 83 in the year 1980.  

Oct 17   In the year 1980 mount St Helens, in Washington State USA, erupts for the third time in 24 hours  

Oct 22   New South Korean constitution comes into effect on this day in history.  

Oct 23   In the year 1980 soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin resigns, due to illness  

Oct 24   John Lennon releases "(Just Like) Starting Over" in UK in the year 1980.  

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 in the year 1980.  

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   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   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   Ludwig Hohl, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 04   In the year 1980 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   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   In the year 1980 voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn  

Nov 09   Carmel Myers, actress (Carmel Myers Show), dies at 79 in the year 1980.  

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   In the year 1980 alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85  

Nov 12   NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1980

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 29   Ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player  

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of taylor Twellman, American soccer player  

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of chris Conley, American musician  

Apr 02   Carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of adam Fleming, English news reporter  

Apr 02   In the year 1980 birth of ricky Hendrick, NASCAR driver and owner (d. 2004)  

Famous Deaths In 1980

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70  

Jan 02   Larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52  

Jan 07   Carl White, rocker, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business), dies at 90  

Jan 10   George Meany, labor leader, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Barbara Pym, English novelist (b. 1913) died in the year 1980.  

Jan 12   Hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies on this day in history.