Historical Events In 1980
Friday, 18 September 2020
Jan 01 Chrysler UK renamed Talbot in the year 1980.
Jan 01 In the year 1980 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 Mob storms Russian embassy in Teheran in the year 1980.
Jan 01 On this day in history premier Adbou Diouf becomes President of Senegal
Jan 01 Sweden changes order of succession to throne on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history 68th Australian Men Tennis Guillermo Vilas beat John Sadri (76 63 62)
Jan 02 In the year 1980 larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44
Jan 03 Amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52 in the year 1980.
Jan 03 Gold hits record $634 an ounce on this day in history.
Jan 03 Joy Adamson, author of "Born Free," is killed by a servant in northern Kenya in the year 1980.
Jan 04 On this day in history president Carter announces US boycott of Moscow Olympics
Jan 06 Indira Gandhi's Congress Party wins elections in India in the year 1980.
Jan 06 In the year 1980 philadelphia Flyers set NHL record of 35 straight games without a defeat
Jan 07 On this day in history carl White, rocker, dies
Jan 07 In the year 1980 minnesota ends Philadelphia Flyers' NHL record 35 game unbeaten streak ends
Jan 09 63 beheaded in Mecca, Saudi Arabia in the year 1980.
Jan 09 On this day in history saudi Arabia executes 63 people for their part in a raid on Mecca's Grand Mosque the previous November.
Jan 10 Former AFL-CIO president George Meany dies in Washington, DC at age 85 on this day in history.
Jan 10 Last broadcast of "Rockford Files" on NBC in the year 1980.
Jan 11 Debut of the Pretenders on this day in history.
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 On this day in history head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium
Jan 13 Togo's constitution becomes effective in the year 1980.
Jan 14 In the year 1980 "Blues Brothers" movie with Dan Akroyd & John Belushi opens
Jan 16 Anna van Wageningen-Salomons, Dut author (Unspoilt Dream), dies at 94 in the year 1980.
Jan 16 In the year 1980 paul McCartney jailed in Tokyo for 10 days on marijuana possession
Jan 17 In the year 1980 barbara Britton, actress (Pamela-Mr & Mrs North), dies at 59
Jan 17 In the year 1980 nASA launches Fltsatcom-3
Jan 18 In the year 1980 cecil Beaton, British photographer, dies at 76
Jan 18 Gold reaches $1,000 an ounce in the year 1980.
Jan 18 In the year 1980 pink Floyd's "The Wall" hits #1
Jan 18 Studio 54 owners Steve Rubell & Ian Schrager sentenced to 3½ years in prison for tax evasion & fined $20,000 on this day in history.