Historical Events Happened In 1980
Thursday, 02 July 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 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 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 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 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 Marcello J tie Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal, dies at 74 in the year 1980.
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 In the year 1980 leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63
Oct 30 On this day in history honduras &El Salvador settle their boundary dispute
Oct 30 In the year 1980 nASA launches Flt Satcom-4
Oct 31 In the year 1980 julian Nott sets world hot-air balloon altitude record (16,806 m)
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 In the year 1980 ronald Reagan elected 40th President of the US
Nov 06 Mary Michael, actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77 in the year 1980.
Nov 06 USS Ranger and accompanying ships of her task group relieved the Midway in the northern Arabian Sea on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history steve McQueen, actor (Tom Horn, Bullitt), dies at 50
Nov 08 On this day in history voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn
Nov 09 On this day in history carmel Myers, actress (Carmel Myers Show), dies at 79
Nov 10 In the year 1980 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 on this day in history.
Nov 12 Alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Nov 12 NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana in the year 1980.