Historical Events In 1980
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Oct 10 Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated in the year 1980.
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 In the year 1980 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 in the year 1980.
Oct 14 In the year 1980 s N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies
Oct 16 In the year 1980 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 on this day in history.
Oct 22 In the year 1980 new South Korean constitution comes into effect
Oct 23 On this day in history soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin resigns, due to illness
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 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 Marcello J tie Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Oct 27 Dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history julian Nott sets world hot-air balloon altitude record (16,806 m)
Nov 02 In the year 1980 edith Bunker, character on "All in the Family", dies
Nov 03 Ludwig Hohl, writer, dies on this day in history.
Nov 04 Ronald Reagan (R) beats President Jimmy Carter (R) by a landslide on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 08 In the year 1980 voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn
Nov 09 Carmel Myers, actress (Carmel Myers Show), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 1980 dan Rather refuses to pay his cabbie, CBS pays the $12.55 fare
Nov 11 In the year 1980 crew of Soyuz 35 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 37
Nov 12 In the year 1980 alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85
Nov 12 On this day in history nYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana