Historical Events For 1980
Sunday, 25 June 2017
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 In the year 1980 russian cosmonauts return to earth, after spending a record 185 days in space
Oct 12 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 on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history pres nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court
Oct 14 S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies in the year 1980.
Oct 16 On this day in history 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 in the year 1980.
Oct 22 On this day in history new South Korean constitution comes into effect
Oct 23 Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin resigns, due to illness on this day in history.
Oct 24 John Lennon releases "(Just Like) Starting Over" in UK on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1980.
Oct 26 On this day in history 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 in the year 1980.
Oct 27 Steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31 in the year 1980.
Oct 28 Leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63 in the year 1980.
Oct 30 Honduras &El Salvador settle their boundary dispute in the year 1980.
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) on this day in history.
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 Ronald Reagan (R) beats President Jimmy Carter (R) by a landslide in the year 1980.
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 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 on this day in history.
Nov 08 On this day in history voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn
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 On this day in history alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85
Nov 12 In the year 1980 nYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana