Historical Events In 1980
Saturday, 10 April 2021
Jan 01 On this day in history chrysler UK renamed Talbot
Jan 01 In the year 1980 frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70
Jan 01 On this day in history international Decade of Water & Sanitation begins
Jan 01 In the year 1980 mob storms Russian embassy in Teheran
Jan 01 Premier Adbou Diouf becomes President of Senegal on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1980 sweden changes order of succession to throne
Jan 02 In the year 1980 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 On this day in history amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52
Jan 03 In the year 1980 gold hits record $634 an ounce
Jan 03 Joy Adamson, author of "Born Free," is killed by a servant in northern Kenya in the year 1980.
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 in the year 1980.
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 In the year 1980 63 beheaded in Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Jan 09 Saudi Arabia executes 63 people for their part in a raid on Mecca's Grand Mosque the previous November in the year 1980.
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 Andre Kostelanetz, Russian conductor, dies at 78 in the year 1980.
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 On this day in history "Blues Brothers" movie with Dan Akroyd & John Belushi opens
Jan 16 In the year 1980 anna van Wageningen-Salomons, Dut author (Unspoilt Dream), dies at 94
Jan 16 Paul McCartney jailed in Tokyo for 10 days on marijuana possession on this day in history.
Jan 17 On this day in history barbara Britton, actress (Pamela-Mr & Mrs North), dies at 59
Jan 17 NASA launches Fltsatcom-3 in the year 1980.
Jan 18 Cecil Beaton, British photographer, dies at 76 in the year 1980.
Jan 18 On this day in history gold reaches $1,000 an ounce
Jan 18 Pink Floyd's "The Wall" hits #1 in the year 1980.
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.