Historical Events In 1980
Friday, 27 November 2020
Jan 01 In the year 1980 chrysler UK renamed Talbot
Jan 01 On this day in history frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70
Jan 01 International Decade of Water & Sanitation begins on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1980 mob storms Russian embassy in Teheran
Jan 01 In the year 1980 premier Adbou Diouf becomes President of Senegal
Jan 01 On this day in history sweden changes order of succession to throne
Jan 02 On this day in history 68th Australian Men Tennis Guillermo Vilas beat John Sadri (76 63 62)
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 03 On this day in history gold hits record $634 an ounce
Jan 03 On this day in history joy Adamson, author of "Born Free," is killed by a servant in northern Kenya.
Jan 04 President Carter announces US boycott of Moscow Olympics in the year 1980.
Jan 06 Indira Gandhi's Congress Party wins elections in India in the year 1980.
Jan 06 Philadelphia Flyers set NHL record of 35 straight games without a defeat on this day in history.
Jan 07 Carl White, rocker, dies in the year 1980.
Jan 07 On this day in history minnesota ends Philadelphia Flyers' NHL record 35 game unbeaten streak ends
Jan 09 On this day in history 63 beheaded in Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Jan 09 In the year 1980 saudi Arabia executes 63 people for their part in a raid on Mecca's Grand Mosque the previous November.
Jan 10 On this day in history former AFL-CIO president George Meany dies in Washington, DC at age 85.
Jan 10 In the year 1980 last broadcast of "Rockford Files" on NBC
Jan 11 Debut of the Pretenders in the year 1980.
Jan 12 In the year 1980 hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies
Jan 13 In the year 1980 andre Kostelanetz, Russian conductor, dies at 78
Jan 13 Head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium on this day in history.
Jan 13 In the year 1980 togo's constitution becomes effective
Jan 14 "Blues Brothers" movie with Dan Akroyd & John Belushi opens on this day in history.
Jan 16 Anna van Wageningen-Salomons, Dut author (Unspoilt Dream), dies at 94 in the year 1980.
Jan 16 Paul McCartney jailed in Tokyo for 10 days on marijuana possession on this day in history.
Jan 17 Barbara Britton, actress (Pamela-Mr & Mrs North), dies at 59 in the year 1980.
Jan 17 In the year 1980 nASA launches Fltsatcom-3
Jan 18 Cecil Beaton, British photographer, dies at 76 in the year 1980.
Jan 18 In the year 1980 gold reaches $1,000 an ounce
Jan 18 Pink Floyd's "The Wall" hits #1 on this day in history.
Jan 18 In the year 1980 studio 54 owners Steve Rubell & Ian Schrager sentenced to 3½ years in prison for tax evasion & fined $20,000