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Historical Events In 1980

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Jul 29   Jan Tausinger, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1980.  

Jul 30   In the year 1980 british New Hebrides becomes independent & takes name Vanuatu  

Jul 30   Charles McGraw, actor (Michael-Falcon, Smith Family), dies at 66 in the year 1980.  

Jul 31   In the year 1980 bobby Van, actor/TV host (Make Me Laugh), dies of cancer at 49  

Jul 31   John Phillips of the Mamas & Papas is arrested on drug charges on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Soyuz 37 crew returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 36 in the year 1980.  

Aug 01   Gerd Wessig of East Germany set the high jump record in the year 1980.  

Aug 01   Strother Martin, actor (Slapshot), dies of heart attack at 61 on this day in history.  

Aug 01   US swimmers set 3 world records at National championships on this day in history.  

Aug 02   In the year 1980 uS swimmers set 3 world records at National championships  

Aug 02   Verdun John Scott, cricketer (ten Tests for NZ), dies in the year 1980.  

Aug 06   In the year 1980 charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player, dies at 66  

Aug 08   Aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Elliott Nugent, actor (Romance), dies in the year 1980.  

Aug 10   Allen, the most powerful hurricane in Caribbean hits Brownsville, Tx in the year 1980.  

Aug 13   On this day in history joseph MacInnis oceanographer discovers sunken barque HMS 'Breadalbane,' crushed by ice and sunk at Beechey Island NWT, Aug. 21, 1853; Scottish ship well preserved by extreme cold; sonar shows some sails and rigging intact; world's northernmost found shipwreck.  

Aug 14   Dorothy Stratten, Playmate, murdered by boyfriend Paul Snider on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Midway relieved Constellation to begin another Indian Ocean deployment and complement Eisenhower task group still on contingency duty in the Arabian Sea on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Norman Cazden, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1980.  

Aug 19   Saudi Arabian Lockheed Tristar crashes on landing at Riyadh, 301 die in the year 1980.  

Aug 20   On this day in history otto Frank, father of Anne Frank, dies at 91  

Aug 20   Reinhold Messner of Italy is first to solo ascent Mt Everest on this day in history.  

Aug 20   In the year 1980 uN Security Council condemns (14-0, US abstains) Israeli declaration that all of Jersualem is its capital  

Aug 21   Jack Cheetham, cricketer (15 Tests as S Afr capt, won 7 lost 5), dies in the year 1980.  

Aug 23   In the Kashmir - India Border Region a 5.2 quake killed 15 people killed, at least 40 injured and many houses damaged in the Bhaddu area, Kashmir in the year 1980.  

Aug 23   Norman Shelley, English radio actor (Churchill's Speech), dies at 77 in the year 1980.  

Aug 25   Gower Champion, dancer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), dies at 60 in the year 1980.  

Aug 26   In the year 1980 miliza Korjus, actress (Great Waltz), dies at 71  

Aug 27   In the year 1980 sam Levenson, humorist (Sam Levenson Show), dies at 68  

Aug 31   In the year 1980 poland's Solidarity labor union founded  

Sep 02   William Douglas Denny, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Sep 03   On this day in history barbara O'Neil, actress (Tower of London, Stella Dallas)  

Sep 04   Wolfgang Gentner, German nuclear physicist, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Sep 05   In the year 1980 barbara Loden, actress (Ernie Kovacs Show), dies at 48  

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Famous Birthdays In 1980

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist  

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player  

Feb 29   Taylor Twellman, American soccer player was born in the year 1980.  

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer  

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of chris Conley, American musician  

Apr 02   Carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 02   Ricky Hendrick, NASCAR driver and owner (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1980 amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52  

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

Jan 08   Oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business), dies at 90 in the year 1980.  

Jan 10   On this day in history george Meany, labor leader, dies at 86  

Jan 11   Barbara Pym, English novelist (b. 1913) died on this day in history.  

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

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