Historical Events For 1980
Sunday, 26 March 2017
Oct 10 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1980 s N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies
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 New South Korean constitution comes into effect on this day in history.
Oct 23 On this day in history soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin resigns, due to illness
Oct 24 In the year 1980 john Lennon releases "(Just Like) Starting Over" in UK
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 in the year 1980.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 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 Mary Michael, actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1980 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 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 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 In the year 1980 nYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana