Historical Events In 1980
Thursday, 09 July 2020
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 on this day in history.
Sep 12 On this day in history lillian Randolph, actress (Roots, Amos n Andy), dies at 65
Sep 12 On this day in history military coup in Turkey
Sep 15 In the year 1980 bill Evans, US jazz pianist, dies of a bleeding ulcer at 51
Sep 17 Anastasio Somoza, former Nicaraguan Pres, assassinated in Paraguay in the year 1980.
Sep 17 On this day in history solidarity labor union in Poland forms
Sep 18 On this day in history k A Porter, writer, dies at 90
Sep 18 Soyuz 38 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Cuban) to Salyut 6 space station on this day in history.
Sep 19 In the year 1980 titan II missile explosion (Damascus, AR)
Sep 21 Ernest White, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1980.
Sep 22 Iraqi troops seize part of Iran in a border dispute; war begins in the year 1980.
Sep 22 John & Yoko sign a recording contract with Geffen Records on this day in history.
Sep 22 The war between Iran and Iraq begins on this day in history.
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 On this day in history big Thunder Mountain Railroad opens
Sep 25 On this day in history john Bonham, English pop drummer (Led Zeppelin), overdoses at 32
Sep 26 On this day in history andrew Crawford is born
Sep 26 In the year 1980 cuban govt closes Mariel Harbor ending "freedom flotilla"
Sep 26 On this day in history soyuz 38 returns to Earth
Sep 28 Jaromir Wagner is first to fly the Atlantic standing on the wing on this day in history.
Sep 30 Iran rejects a truce call from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein on this day in history.
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 In the year 1980 larry Holmes retains WBC heavweight title defeating Muhammad Ali
Oct 02 In the year 1980 valentin Stepanovich Varlamov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 46
Oct 06 Hattie Jacques, actress (Make Mine Mink), dies at 56 in the year 1980.
Oct 09 In the year 1980 princess Caroline of Monaco divorces Philippe Junot
Oct 09 The first consumer use of home banking by computer (Knoxville Tn) on this day in history.
Oct 10 4,500 die when a pair of earthquakes strikes NW Algeria on this day in history.
Oct 10 Bill Thomas, actor (Buckwheat), dies in the year 1980.