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Historical Events In 1980

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Oct 10   El Asnam earthquake in Algeria killing 5,000 people on this day in history.  

Oct 10   Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated on this day in history.  

Oct 11   In the year 1980 cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days  

Oct 11   On this day in history russian cosmonauts return to earth, after spending a record 185 days in space  

Oct 12   Ships of the Amphibious Force, Sixth Fleet, including Guadalcanal, began assisting the victims of the massive earthquake which devastated the Algerian city of Al Asnam on this day in history.  

Oct 14   On this day in history pres nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court  

Oct 14   S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies in the year 1980.  

Oct 16   In the year 1980 carl PM Romme, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (KVP), dies at 83  

Oct 17   In the year 1980 mount St Helens, in Washington State USA, erupts for the third time in 24 hours  

Oct 22   New South Korean constitution comes into effect on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin resigns, due to illness in the year 1980.  

Oct 24   John Lennon releases "(Just Like) Starting Over" in UK in the year 1980.  

Oct 24   Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30 on this day in history.  

Oct 24   On this day in history polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity  

Oct 25   Barbra Streisand's "Guilty," album goes #1 for 3 weeks & her single "Woman In Love," goes #1 for 3 weeks on this day in history.  

Oct 26   Marcello J tie Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal, dies at 74 in the year 1980.  

Oct 27   In the year 1980 dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph  

Oct 27   In the year 1980 steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31  

Oct 28   In the year 1980 leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63  

Oct 30   Honduras &El Salvador settle their boundary dispute in the year 1980.  

Oct 30   In the year 1980 nASA launches Flt Satcom-4  

Oct 31   Julian Nott sets world hot-air balloon altitude record (16,806 m) on this day in history.  

Nov 02   In the year 1980 edith Bunker, character on "All in the Family", dies  

Nov 03   Ludwig Hohl, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Ronald Reagan (R) beats President Jimmy Carter (R) by a landslide in the year 1980.  

Nov 04   Ronald Reagan elected 40th President of the US on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Mary Michael, actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77 in the year 1980.  

Nov 06   On this day in history uSS Ranger and accompanying ships of her task group relieved the Midway in the northern Arabian Sea.  

Nov 07   In the year 1980 steve McQueen, actor (Tom Horn, Bullitt), dies at 50  

Nov 08   On this day in history voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn  

Nov 09   Carmel Myers, actress (Carmel Myers Show), dies at 79 in the year 1980.  

Nov 10   Dan Rather refuses to pay his cabbie, CBS pays the $12.55 fare on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Crew of Soyuz 35 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 37 in the year 1980.  

Nov 12   Alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85 in the year 1980.  

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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   On this day in history birth of taylor Twellman, American soccer player  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of chris Conley, American musician  

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   In the year 1980 birth of ricky Hendrick, NASCAR driver and owner (d. 2004)  

Famous Deaths In 1980

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70  

Jan 02   In the year 1980 larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44  

Jan 03   Amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52 in the year 1980.  

Jan 07   Carl White, rocker, dies in the year 1980.  

Jan 08   Oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   George Meany, labor leader, dies at 86 in the year 1980.  

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

Jan 12   Hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies on this day in history.  

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