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Historical Events In 1980

Friday, 18 September 2020

Jun 09   Leonard Huizinga, journalist/writer (Olivier & Adrian), dies at 73 in the year 1980.  

Jun 09   Soyuz T-2 returns to Earth in the year 1980.  

Jun 10   On this day in history denys Morkel, S Afr cricketer (batsman scored 663 runs 1927-32), dies  

Jun 11   On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #2531 Cambridge  

Jun 12   Milburn Stone, actor (Doc-Gunsmoke), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jun 12   On this day in history reagan said he would submit to periodic medical tests  

Jun 13   On this day in history paul McCartney releases "Waterfall"  

Jun 13   UN Security Council calls for South Africa to free Nelson Mandela on this day in history.  

Jun 14   E Bowell discovers asteroid #2937 Gibbs, #2938 Hopi & #3160 Angerhofer on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Jorge Orta of Cleveland gets 6 hits in a baseball game on this day in history.  

Jun 17   On this day in history c Shoemaker discovers asteroid #2586 Matson  

Jun 18   "Blues Brothers" with Dan Akwoyd &John Belushi premiers in the year 1980.  

Jun 18   C Shoemaker discovers asteroid #2891 McGetchin in the year 1980.  

Jun 18   In the year 1980 e Bowell discovers asteroid #2569 Madeline  

Jun 18   Mrs Shakuntala Devi mentally multiplies 2 13-digit #s in 28 sec on this day in history.  

Jun 20   Gustaf Allan Pettersson, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jun 20   On this day in history roberto Duran takes WBC welterweight title from Sugar Ray Leonard at Olympic Stadium in Montreal by unanimous decision  

Jun 22   Jim King begins riding Miracle Strip Roller coaster 368 hours on this day in history.  

Jun 22   On this day in history uSSR begins removing troops from Afghanistan  

Jun 23   In the year 1980 john Laurie, actor (39 Steps, Jericho, Kidnapped), dies at 83  

Jun 27   On this day in history steve Peregrin Took, percussionist (T-Rex), dies at 31  

Jun 28   Heal Gahagan Douglas, (Rep-D-Ca), lost to Nixon, dies at 79 in the year 1980.  

Jun 28   On this day in history nYC transit fare rises from 50. to 60.  

Jun 30   Virginia Brown Faire, actress (Lonesome Trail, Temptress), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 1980 charles Percy Snow, British writer (Friends & Associates), dies at 75  

Jul 02   On this day in history grateful Dead's Bob Weir & Mickey Hart are arrested for incitement  

Jul 03   In the year 1980 73,096 in Cleveland watch Indians beat Yankees 7-0  

Jul 05   On this day in history archibald James Potter, composer, dies at 61  

Jul 06   On this day in history gail Patrick actress (My Man Godfrey), dies of leukemia at 69  

Jul 06   Gail Patrick, actress (My Man Godfrey), dies of leukemia at 69 on this day in history.  

Jul 07   Az Judge Sandra Day O'Connor first female nominated to Supreme Court on this day in history.  

Jul 07   On this day in history jim King completes riding Miracle Strip Roller coaster 368 hours  

Jul 07   On this day in history reginald Gardiner actor (Great Dictator), dies at 77  

Jul 07   Reginald Gardiner, actor (Great Dictator), dies at 77 in the year 1980.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1980

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 29   Ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player was born in the year 1980.  

Feb 29   Taylor Twellman, American soccer player was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Chris Conley, American musician was born in the year 1980.  

Apr 02   Carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer was born in the year 1980.  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of adam Fleming, English news reporter  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of ricky Hendrick, NASCAR driver and owner (d. 2004)  

Famous Deaths In 1980

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1980 frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70  

Jan 02   On this day in history larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44  

Jan 03   On this day in history amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52  

Jan 07   Carl White, rocker, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1980 oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business), dies at 90  

Jan 10   George Meany, labor leader, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Barbara Pym, English novelist (b. 1913) died in the year 1980.  

Jan 12   In the year 1980 hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies  

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