Historical Events In 1980
Friday, 18 September 2020
Nov 12 On this day in history nYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana
Nov 12 In the year 1980 uS space probe Voyager I approaches 77,000-mi (124,000 km) of Saturn
Nov 15 Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 75 in the year 1980.
Nov 15 In the year 1980 pope John Paul II began 5 day visit to West Germany,
Nov 16 On this day in history imogen Hassall, Countess of Cleavage (Carry on Lovng), suicide at 37
Nov 18 Conn Smythe founder o fthe NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs dies at age 85 on this day in history.
Nov 19 In the year 1980 cBS TV bans Calvin Klein's jeans ad featuring Brooke Shields
Nov 20 Steve Ptacek in Solar Challenger makes first solar-powered flight in the year 1980.
Nov 20 UA withdraws $44 million movie "Heaven's Gate" for reediting on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 1980 dallas' "Who Shot JR?" episode (Kristen) gets a 53.3 rating
Nov 21 Fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas kills 84 on this day in history.
Nov 21 Jim Parks Sr, Kent cricket all-rounder (only Test for England), dies on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 1980 john &Yoko pose nude for photographer Allan Tannenbaum
Nov 22 Georgia tanker at Pilottown La, spills 1.3 million gallons of oil after an anchor chain caused a ship to leak in the year 1980.
Nov 22 In the year 1980 herbert Wade, cricketer (S African batsman & captain 1935-36), dies
Nov 23 4,800 die in series of earthquakes that devastated southern Italy in the year 1980.
Nov 23 Herby Wade, cricketer (South African capt 10 Tests 1935-36), dies on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history george Raft, actor (Scarface, Johnny Angel, Mr Ace), dies at 85
Nov 25 On this day in history george Raft, NYC, actor (Scarface), dies at 85
Nov 25 On this day in history statistics Canada anounces the population of Canada has passed 24 million and that Alberta has 2.1 million
Nov 25 Sugar Ray Leonard defeats Duran regains WBC welterweight championship in the year 1980.
Nov 26 Columbia mated to SRBs &external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building on this day in history.
Nov 26 Rachael Roberts, actress (This Sporting Life), dies at age 53 in the year 1980.
Nov 27 Soyuz T-3 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station, launched in the year 1980.
Nov 29 Dorothy Day, author (Stump the Authors), dies at 83 in the year 1980.
Dec 01 On this day in history sam Levene, actor (Purple Heart, Designing Women), dies at 75
Dec 01 On this day in history uS Justice Department sues Yonkers citing racial discrimination
Dec 02 4 American Maryknoll nuns killed by death squads in El Salvador on this day in history.
Dec 04 On this day in history stella Walsh-S-Walasiewicz, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1932), shot at 69
Dec 05 On this day in history don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies
Dec 06 Jim Bakker rapes Jessica Hahn in the year 1980.
Dec 06 NASA launches Intelsat V on this day in history.
Dec 07 On this day in history darby Crash, rocker, dies at 22
Dec 08 On this day in history john Lennon assassinated in New York by Mark David Chapman