Historical Events In 1980
Friday, 01 July 2022
Oct 10 In the year 1980 el Asnam earthquake in Algeria killing 5,000 people
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 In the year 1980 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 in the year 1980.
Oct 14 Pres nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court in the year 1980.
Oct 14 S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies on this day in history.
Oct 16 Carl PM Romme, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (KVP), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Oct 17 In the year 1980 mount St Helens, in Washington State USA, erupts for the third time in 24 hours
Oct 22 In the year 1980 new South Korean constitution comes into effect
Oct 23 In the year 1980 soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin resigns, due to illness
Oct 24 In the year 1980 john Lennon releases "(Just Like) Starting Over" in UK
Oct 24 Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30 in the year 1980.
Oct 24 In the year 1980 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 On this day in history steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31
Oct 28 Leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63 on this day in history.
Oct 30 Honduras &El Salvador settle their boundary dispute in the year 1980.
Oct 30 NASA launches Flt Satcom-4 in the year 1980.
Oct 31 In the year 1980 julian Nott sets world hot-air balloon altitude record (16,806 m)
Nov 02 Edith Bunker, character on "All in the Family", dies on this day in history.
Nov 03 In the year 1980 ludwig Hohl, writer, dies
Nov 04 Ronald Reagan (R) beats President Jimmy Carter (R) by a landslide on this day in history.
Nov 04 In the year 1980 ronald Reagan elected 40th President of the US
Nov 06 On this day in history mary Michael, actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77
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 On this day in history steve McQueen, actor (Tom Horn, Bullitt), dies at 50
Nov 08 In the year 1980 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 in the year 1980.
Nov 11 In the year 1980 crew of Soyuz 35 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 37
Nov 12 Alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85 in the year 1980.