Historical Events In 1980
Sunday, 13 June 2021
Dec 08 On this day in history john Lennon, assassinated in NY by Mark David Chapman at 40
Dec 09 61øF in Boston at 1 AM on this day in history.
Dec 10 On this day in history soyuz T-3 returns to Earth
Dec 12 US's copyright law amended to include computer programs on this day in history.
Dec 14 On this day in history at 2 PM EST there is 10 minutes of silence in memory of John Lennon
Dec 14 Elston Howard, MVP catcher (NY Yankees), dies at 59 in the year 1980.
Dec 16 Harland "Colonel" Sanders, founder Kentucky Fried Chicken, dies at 90 in the year 1980.
Dec 16 In the year 1980 pres-elect Reagan announces Alexander Haig as secretary of state
Dec 18 Alexei N Kosygin, Soviet PM (1964-80), suffers heart attack at 76 in the year 1980.
Dec 18 In the year 1980 bruce Sprinsteen's concert at Madison Square Garden
Dec 19 Anguilla becomes a British dependency separate from St Kitts in the year 1980.
Dec 19 Iran requests $24 billion in US guarantees to free hostages in the year 1980.
Dec 20 In the year 1980 uSSR formally announces death of Alexei Kosygin
Dec 21 Marc Connelly, playwright (One Minute Please), dies at 90 on this day in history.
Dec 22 On this day in history dick Kallman, actor (Hank Dearborn-Hank), murdered at 47
Dec 22 In the year 1980 eisenhower returned to Norfolk, Virginia after a 251-day deployment, the longest underway deployment for a Navy ship since World War II. She had been underway for 152 continuous days
Dec 22 Pres-elect Reagan appoints Jean Kirkpatrick (UN delegate) and James Watt (Interior) on this day in history.
Dec 24 Alec Lafayette Chew Wilder, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1980.
Dec 24 In the year 1980 americans remembered Iran hostages by shining lights for 417 seconds
Dec 25 Fred Emney, actor (Adventures of a Private Eye), dies at 80 in the year 1980.
Dec 28 Amir Elahi, cricketer, 1st Pakistani Test cricketer to die on this day in history.
Dec 29 Roy Engle, actor (Police Chief-My Favorite Martian), dies at 67 in the year 1980.
Dec 29 In the year 1980 shuttle STS-1 moves from Vandenberg AFB to Launch Complex 39A
Dec 30 NBC cancels The Wonderful World of Disney, the longest-running prime time TV show in history. Disney now owns the ABC TV network in the year 1980.
Dec 31 On this day in history a Jewish owned hotel in Nairobi Kenya is bombed killing 18
Dec 31 Arthur Wellard, cricketer (2 Tests for Eng, legendary 6-hitter), dies in the year 1980.