Historical Events Happened In 1980
Sunday, 01 March 2015
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 In the year 1980 russian cosmonauts return to earth, after spending a record 185 days in space
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 Pres nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court on this day in history.
Oct 14 S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies on this day in history.
Oct 16 Carl PM Romme, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (KVP), dies at 83 in the year 1980.
Oct 17 In the year 1980 mount St Helens, in Washington State USA, erupts for the third time in 24 hours
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 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 Polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity in the year 1980.
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 On this day in history 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 Leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63 in the year 1980.
Oct 30 Honduras &El Salvador settle their boundary dispute in the year 1980.
Oct 30 NASA launches Flt Satcom-4 on this day in history.
Oct 31 Julian Nott sets world hot-air balloon altitude record (16,806 m) on this day in history.
Nov 02 In the year 1980 edith Bunker, character on "All in the Family", dies
Nov 03 Ludwig Hohl, writer, dies in the year 1980.
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 On this day in history uSS Ranger and accompanying ships of her task group relieved the Midway in the northern Arabian Sea.
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 On this day in history crew of Soyuz 35 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 37
Nov 12 Alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85 in the year 1980.
Nov 12 NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana in the year 1980.