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Historical Events Happened In 1980

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Oct 10   On this day in history very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated  

Oct 11   In the year 1980 cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Oct 22   On this day in history new South Korean constitution comes into effect  

Oct 23   In the year 1980 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 24   On this day in history polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity  

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   Dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph in the year 1980.  

Oct 27   On this day in history steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31  

Oct 28   In the year 1980 leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63  

Oct 30   In the year 1980 honduras &El Salvador settle their boundary dispute  

Oct 30   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history ronald Reagan (R) beats President Jimmy Carter (R) by a landslide  

Nov 04   On this day in history ronald Reagan elected 40th President of the US  

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   In the year 1980 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1980

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist  

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of taylor Twellman, American soccer player  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer  

Feb 29   Chris Conley, American musician was born on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Adam Fleming, English news reporter was born in the year 1980.  

Apr 02   In the year 1980 birth of ricky Hendrick, NASCAR driver and owner (d. 2004)  

Famous Deaths In 1980

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70 in the year 1980.  

Jan 02   Larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Carl White, rocker, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business), dies at 90 in the year 1980.  

Jan 10   George Meany, labor leader, dies at 86 in the year 1980.  

Jan 11   Barbara Pym, English novelist (b. 1913) died in the year 1980.  

Jan 12   On this day in history hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies