Historical Events Happened In 1980
Friday, 31 July 2015
Oct 10 Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated on this day in history.
Oct 11 On this day in history cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days
Oct 11 In the year 1980 russian cosmonauts return to earth, after spending a record 185 days in space
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 in the year 1980.
Oct 14 S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies in the year 1980.
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 in the year 1980.
Oct 22 In the year 1980 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 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 on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1980 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 In the year 1980 steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31
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 In the year 1980 nASA launches Flt Satcom-4
Oct 31 Julian Nott sets world hot-air balloon altitude record (16,806 m) in the year 1980.
Nov 02 Edith Bunker, character on "All in the Family", dies in the year 1980.
Nov 03 Ludwig Hohl, writer, dies in the year 1980.
Nov 04 On this day in history ronald Reagan (R) beats President Jimmy Carter (R) by a landslide
Nov 04 In the year 1980 ronald Reagan elected 40th President of the US
Nov 06 In the year 1980 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 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 In the year 1980 alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85
Nov 12 NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana in the year 1980.