Historical Events For 1980
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Oct 10 On this day in history 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 Russian cosmonauts return to earth, after spending a record 185 days in space on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 16 On this day in history carl PM Romme, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (KVP), dies at 83
Oct 17 On this day in history mount St Helens, in Washington State USA, erupts for the third time in 24 hours
Oct 22 New South Korean constitution comes into effect in the year 1980.
Oct 23 Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin resigns, due to illness on this day in history.
Oct 24 On this day in history john Lennon releases "(Just Like) Starting Over" in UK
Oct 24 Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30 in the year 1980.
Oct 24 Polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity on this day in history.
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 In the year 1980 dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph
Oct 27 Steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31 in the year 1980.
Oct 28 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1980.
Nov 03 On this day in history ludwig Hohl, writer, dies
Nov 04 Ronald Reagan (R) beats President Jimmy Carter (R) by a landslide on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 Carmel Myers, actress (Carmel Myers Show), dies at 79 in the year 1980.
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 In the year 1980 nYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana