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Historical Events Happened In 1980

Saturday, 30 April 2016

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 on this day in history.  

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   Pres nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court on this day in history.  

Oct 14   S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies in the year 1980.  

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   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   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 in the year 1980.  

Oct 24   Polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   NASA launches Flt Satcom-4 in the year 1980.  

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   On this day in history ludwig Hohl, writer, dies  

Nov 04   On this day in history ronald Reagan (R) beats President Jimmy Carter (R) by a landslide  

Nov 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1980.  

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 in the year 1980.  

Nov 09   On this day in history 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   Crew of Soyuz 35 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 37 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   In the year 1980 alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85  

Nov 12   On this day in history nYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana  

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Famous Birthdays In 1980

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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   Taylor Twellman, American soccer player was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer was born in the year 1980.  

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of chris Conley, American musician  

Apr 02   In the year 1980 birth of carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer  

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

Apr 02   Ricky Hendrick, NASCAR driver and owner (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1980

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1980 frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70  

Jan 02   On this day in history larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44  

Jan 03   Amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1980 george Meany, labor leader, dies at 86  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of barbara Pym, English novelist (b. 1913)  

Jan 12   On this day in history hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies  

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