Historical Events In 1980
Thursday, 13 May 2021
Sep 05 In the year 1980 world's longest auto tunnel, St Gotthard in Swiss Alps, opens
Sep 07 32nd Emmy Awards shown despite boycott in the year 1980.
Sep 08 Bruce Dooland, cricketer (prolific leggie for Notts), dies in the year 1980.
Sep 11 Jose Antonio Calcano, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1980.
Sep 12 Lillian Randolph, actress (Roots, Amos n Andy), dies at 65 on this day in history.
Sep 12 On this day in history military coup in Turkey
Sep 15 Bill Evans, US jazz pianist, dies of a bleeding ulcer at 51 on this day in history.
Sep 17 Anastasio Somoza, former Nicaraguan Pres, assassinated in Paraguay in the year 1980.
Sep 17 In the year 1980 solidarity labor union in Poland forms
Sep 18 On this day in history k A Porter, writer, dies at 90
Sep 18 On this day in history soyuz 38 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Cuban) to Salyut 6 space station
Sep 19 Titan II missile explosion (Damascus, AR) on this day in history.
Sep 21 Ernest White, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Sep 22 In the year 1980 iraqi troops seize part of Iran in a border dispute; war begins
Sep 22 On this day in history john & Yoko sign a recording contract with Geffen Records
Sep 22 On this day in history the war between Iran and Iraq begins
Sep 22 On this day in history uSS Eisenhower and Midway continued contingency operations in the northern Arabian Sea as war erupted between Iraq and Iran.
Sep 23 Big Thunder Mountain Railroad opens in the year 1980.
Sep 25 On this day in history john Bonham, English pop drummer (Led Zeppelin), overdoses at 32
Sep 26 Andrew Crawford is born on this day in history.
Sep 26 On this day in history cuban govt closes Mariel Harbor ending "freedom flotilla"
Sep 26 On this day in history soyuz 38 returns to Earth
Sep 28 In the year 1980 jaromir Wagner is first to fly the Atlantic standing on the wing
Sep 30 In the year 1980 iran rejects a truce call from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Oct 01 Cosmonauts Ryumin & Popov break space endurance record of 176 days on this day in history.
Oct 01 In the year 1980 george Meany, union pres (AFL-CIO), dies at 86
Oct 01 USS Cochrane (DDG-21) rescues 104 Vietnamese refugees 620 miles east of Saigon in the year 1980.
Oct 02 Larry Holmes retains WBC heavweight title defeating Muhammad Ali in the year 1980.
Oct 02 Valentin Stepanovich Varlamov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 46 on this day in history.
Oct 06 On this day in history hattie Jacques, actress (Make Mine Mink), dies at 56
Oct 09 In the year 1980 princess Caroline of Monaco divorces Philippe Junot
Oct 09 In the year 1980 the first consumer use of home banking by computer (Knoxville Tn)
Oct 10 4,500 die when a pair of earthquakes strikes NW Algeria in the year 1980.
Oct 10 On this day in history bill Thomas, actor (Buckwheat), dies