Historical Events Happened In 1980
Sunday, 29 March 2015
Oct 10 Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history mount St Helens, in Washington State USA, erupts for the third time in 24 hours
Oct 22 On this day in history new South Korean constitution comes into effect
Oct 23 On this day in history 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 In the year 1980 leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1980 steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1980 ludwig Hohl, writer, dies
Nov 04 Ronald Reagan (R) beats President Jimmy Carter (R) by a landslide in the year 1980.
Nov 04 On this day in history ronald Reagan elected 40th President of the US
Nov 06 In the year 1980 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 in the year 1980.
Nov 08 Voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn on this day in history.
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 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