Historical Events In 1980
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Feb 22 In the year 1980 uSA beats USSR in Olympics hockey 4-3 en route to a gold medal
Feb 23 In the year 1980 13th Winter Olympics games close at Lake Placid NY
Feb 23 In the year 1980 eric Heiden wins all 5 speed skating golds at Lake Placid Olympics
Feb 23 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island in the year 1980.
Feb 23 In the year 1980 oil tanker explosion off Pilos, Greece, causes 37-million-gallon spill
Feb 23 Robert Vandekerckhove, Belgian politician, dies at 62 in the year 1980.
Feb 24 The U.S. hockey team beats Finland 4-2, to win the gold medal at the Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, NY in the year 1980.
Feb 25 In the year 1980 coup ousts PM Henck Arron of Suriname
Feb 26 In the year 1980 egypt & Israel exchange ambassadors for the first time
Feb 26 On this day in history military coup under Desi Bouterse in Suriname
Feb 26 R Hadlee scores Test Cricket century vs Roberts, Garner, Holding, Croft on this day in history.
Feb 27 On this day in history 22nd Grammy Awards What a Fool Believe, Streisand-Diamond duet (You Don't Bring Me Flowers)
Feb 27 George Tobias, actor (Abner Kravitz-Bewitched), dies at 78 on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1980 robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF wins elections in Zimbabwe
Feb 27 In the year 1980 terrorists occupies Dominican embassy in Bogota
Feb 28 On this day in history "The Well-Tuned Piano" by La Monte Young premieres (takes 4 hours 12 minutes)
Feb 28 Ian Alexander Ross Peebles, cricketer (45 wkts for England), dies on this day in history.
Feb 28 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Feb 29 On this day in history gordie Howe becomes 1st NHL player to score 800 career goals
Feb 29 Gordie Howe becomes first NHL player to score 800 career goals in the year 1980.
Feb 29 On this day in history michael Bracey ends 59 hours 55 minutes trapped in an elevator, England
Feb 29 In the year 1980 yigal Allon, former Israeli foreign minister and supporter of Israeli independence, dies at age 61.
Feb 29 On this day in history yigol Alton, Israeli Foreign Minister, dies at 61
Mar 01 Hilbert van der Duim becomes world champion all-round skater in the year 1980.
Mar 01 In the year 1980 john Jacob Niles, composer, dies at 87
Mar 01 Patti Smith &MC5 guitarist Fred Sonic Smith wed in Detroit MI in the year 1980.
Mar 01 On this day in history snow falls in the sunshine state of Florida
Mar 03 On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Mar 04 Robert Mugabe forms Zimbabwe's first black government on this day in history.
Mar 04 On this day in history robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF wins parliamentary election in Zimbabwe
Mar 05 Earth satellites record gamma rays from remnants of supernova N-49 in the year 1980.
Mar 05 In the year 1980 jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger), dies at 60
Mar 06 In the year 1980 7th Daytime Emmy Awards presentation - Susan Lucci loses for first time
Mar 06 In the year 1980 french Academy, founded in 1635, elects it first woman novelist (Marguerita Youcenar)