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Historical Events In 1980

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

Jan 19   Richard Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1980.  

Jan 20   On this day in history president Jimmy Carter announces US boycott of Olympics in Moscow  

Jan 20   US female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner  

Jan 21   Canada expels three diplomats from the Soviet Embassy in Ottawa for spying; caught buying secret information from an American citizen in Ottawa on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Gold hits record $850 an ounce on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1980 gold reaches intra-day historic high price of $870 in New York.  

Jan 22   Iris Meredith, actress (Lawless Land, Gambling Terror), dies at 64 in the year 1980.  

Jan 22   In the year 1980 russian dissident Andrei Sacharov is sent to Gorki gulag  

Jan 23   President Carter reinstated the Selective Service System on this day in history.  

Jan 24   North of Livermore Valley, California s 5.9, earthquake injured 44 people and caused and estimated $11.5 million in property damage (of which, $10 million damage occurred at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory at Livermore on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Bani Sadr elected President of Iran on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history david Newell, actor (Dangerous Curves, White Heat), dies at 75  

Jan 25   On this day in history dutch Government demands boycott of Olympics  

Jan 25   Finance Minister Abolhassan Bani-Sadr is elected president of Iran on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Highest speed attained by a warship, 167 kph, USN hovercraft on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Paul McCartney is released from Tokyo jail &deported on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history 175,000 pay to hear Frank Sinatra sing in Rio de Janeiro!  

Jan 26   Israel &Egypt establish diplomatic relations on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history prime Minister Joe Clark warns USSR that Canada will boycott Summer Olympics in Moscow if Soviet troops do not leave Afghanistan  

Jan 28   37th Golden Globes Dustin Hoffman &Sally Field wins in the year 1980.  

Jan 28   On this day in history jimmy Durante, NYC, comedian (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 86  

Jan 29   6 Iranian held US hostages escape with help of the Canadians in the year 1980.  

Jan 29   On this day in history antonio Molina composer, dies at 85  

Jan 29   Antonio Molina, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Jimmy Durante New York City NY, singer/comedian (Ink-a-dink-a-doo, Palooka, The Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 86 in the year 1980.  

Jan 30   Lil Dagover, actress (Destiny, Spiders), dies at 82 in the year 1980.  

Jan 31   J P Duminy, cricket (30 runs at 5 & 1 wkt at 39 in 3 Test S Af), dies in the year 1980.  

Jan 31   Ontario to rebate up to $700 in sales tax for purchasers of 1979 model cars; effort to help slumping car sales on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Police storm occupied Spanish embassy in Guatemala City, killing 41 in the year 1980.  

Feb 01   Jack Bailey, TV host (Queen for a Day), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Sears Radio Theater moves from CBS to Mutual Broadcasting System on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1980 soap opera "Love of Life" ends a 28 year run  

Feb 02   FBI releases details of Abscam, a sting operation that targeted 31 elected & public officials for bribes for political favors 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   Simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player was born in the year 1980.  

Feb 29   Taylor Twellman, American soccer player was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 02   In the year 1980 birth of carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer  

Apr 02   In the year 1980 birth of adam Fleming, English news reporter  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of ricky Hendrick, NASCAR driver and owner (d. 2004)  

Famous Deaths In 1980

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70 in the year 1980.  

Jan 02   On this day in history larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44  

Jan 03   In the year 1980 amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52  

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   On this day in history george Meany, labor leader, dies at 86  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of barbara Pym, English novelist (b. 1913)  

Jan 12   Hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies in the year 1980.  

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