Historical Events Happened In 1980
Saturday, 23 May 2015
Oct 10 In the year 1980 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 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 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 In the year 1980 new South Korean constitution comes into effect
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 In the year 1980 polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity
Oct 25 In the year 1980 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 Dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph on this day in history.
Oct 27 Steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31 on this day in history.
Oct 28 In the year 1980 leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63
Oct 30 Honduras &El Salvador settle their boundary dispute on this day in history.
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 Edith Bunker, character on "All in the Family", dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1980.
Nov 06 On this day in history mary Michael, actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77
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 Steve McQueen, actor (Tom Horn, Bullitt), dies at 50 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 10 On this day in history 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 Alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85 in the year 1980.
Nov 12 NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana in the year 1980.