Historical Events In 1980
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Nov 12 NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana in the year 1980.
Nov 12 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Nov 15 In the year 1980 pope John Paul II began 5 day visit to West Germany,
Nov 16 Imogen Hassall, Countess of Cleavage (Carry on Lovng), suicide at 37 on this day in history.
Nov 18 On this day in history conn Smythe founder o fthe NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs dies at age 85
Nov 19 In the year 1980 cBS TV bans Calvin Klein's jeans ad featuring Brooke Shields
Nov 20 On this day in history steve Ptacek in Solar Challenger makes first solar-powered flight
Nov 20 On this day in history uA withdraws $44 million movie "Heaven's Gate" for reediting
Nov 21 Dallas' "Who Shot JR?" episode (Kristen) gets a 53.3 rating in the year 1980.
Nov 21 On this day in history fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas kills 84
Nov 21 On this day in history jim Parks Sr, Kent cricket all-rounder (only Test for England), dies
Nov 21 In the year 1980 john &Yoko pose nude for photographer Allan Tannenbaum
Nov 22 On this day in history georgia tanker at Pilottown La, spills 1.3 million gallons of oil after an anchor chain caused a ship to leak
Nov 22 On this day in history herbert Wade, cricketer (S African batsman & captain 1935-36), dies
Nov 23 4,800 die in series of earthquakes that devastated southern Italy on this day in history.
Nov 23 Herby Wade, cricketer (South African capt 10 Tests 1935-36), dies on this day in history.
Nov 24 In the year 1980 george Raft, actor (Scarface, Johnny Angel, Mr Ace), dies at 85
Nov 25 In the year 1980 george Raft, NYC, actor (Scarface), dies at 85
Nov 25 Statistics Canada anounces the population of Canada has passed 24 million and that Alberta has 2.1 million on this day in history.
Nov 25 Sugar Ray Leonard defeats Duran regains WBC welterweight championship in the year 1980.
Nov 26 In the year 1980 columbia mated to SRBs &external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building
Nov 26 Rachael Roberts, actress (This Sporting Life), dies at age 53 in the year 1980.
Nov 27 On this day in history soyuz T-3 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station, launched
Nov 29 On this day in history dorothy Day, author (Stump the Authors), dies at 83
Dec 01 Sam Levene, actor (Purple Heart, Designing Women), dies at 75 in the year 1980.
Dec 01 US Justice Department sues Yonkers citing racial discrimination on this day in history.
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 In the year 1980 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 In the year 1980 nASA launches Intelsat V
Dec 07 In the year 1980 darby Crash, rocker, dies at 22
Dec 08 On this day in history john Lennon assassinated in New York by Mark David Chapman