Historical Events In 1980
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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 On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
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 In the year 1980 the U.S. hockey team beats Finland 4-2, to win the gold medal at the Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, NY.
Feb 25 Coup ousts PM Henck Arron of Suriname on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1980 egypt & Israel exchange ambassadors for the first time
Feb 26 Military coup under Desi Bouterse in Suriname in the year 1980.
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 On this day in history robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF wins elections in Zimbabwe
Feb 27 In the year 1980 terrorists occupies Dominican embassy in Bogota
Feb 28 "The Well-Tuned Piano" by La Monte Young premieres (takes 4 hours 12 minutes) in the year 1980.
Feb 28 On this day in history ian Alexander Ross Peebles, cricketer (45 wkts for England), dies
Feb 28 In the year 1980 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 29 Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHL player to score 800 career goals on this day in history.
Feb 29 Gordie Howe becomes first NHL player to score 800 career goals on this day in history.
Feb 29 Michael Bracey ends 59 hours 55 minutes trapped in an elevator, England on this day in history.
Feb 29 In the year 1980 yigal Allon, former Israeli foreign minister and supporter of Israeli independence, dies at age 61.
Feb 29 Yigol Alton, Israeli Foreign Minister, dies at 61 in the year 1980.
Mar 01 Hilbert van der Duim becomes world champion all-round skater on this day in history.
Mar 01 John Jacob Niles, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
Mar 01 Patti Smith &MC5 guitarist Fred Sonic Smith wed in Detroit MI on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1980 snow falls in the sunshine state of Florida
Mar 03 In the year 1980 france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Mar 04 On this day in history robert Mugabe forms Zimbabwe's first black government
Mar 04 Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF wins parliamentary election in Zimbabwe in the year 1980.
Mar 05 In the year 1980 earth satellites record gamma rays from remnants of supernova N-49
Mar 05 In the year 1980 jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger), dies at 60
Mar 06 7th Daytime Emmy Awards presentation - Susan Lucci loses for first time in the year 1980.
Mar 06 On this day in history french Academy, founded in 1635, elects it first woman novelist (Marguerita Youcenar)