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Historical Events In 1980

Monday, 21 September 2020

Feb 22   USA beats USSR in Olympics hockey 4-3 en route to a gold medal on this day in history.  

Feb 23   13th Winter Olympics games close at Lake Placid NY in the year 1980.  

Feb 23   On this day in history 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   Oil tanker explosion off Pilos, Greece, causes 37-million-gallon spill on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Robert Vandekerckhove, Belgian politician, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1980 r Hadlee scores Test Cricket century vs Roberts, Garner, Holding, Croft  

Feb 27   22nd Grammy Awards What a Fool Believe, Streisand-Diamond duet (You Don't Bring Me Flowers) on this day in history.  

Feb 27   George Tobias, actor (Abner Kravitz-Bewitched), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF wins elections in Zimbabwe in the year 1980.  

Feb 27   On this day in history terrorists occupies Dominican embassy in Bogota  

Feb 28   "The Well-Tuned Piano" by La Monte Young premieres (takes 4 hours 12 minutes) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1980.  

Feb 29   Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHL player to score 800 career goals in the year 1980.  

Feb 29   Gordie Howe becomes first NHL player to score 800 career goals in the year 1980.  

Feb 29   Michael Bracey ends 59 hours 55 minutes trapped in an elevator, England on this day in history.  

Feb 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1980 hilbert van der Duim becomes world champion all-round skater  

Mar 01   On this day in history 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   Snow falls in the sunshine state of Florida in the year 1980.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   7th Daytime Emmy Awards presentation - Susan Lucci loses for first time on this day in history.  

Mar 06   In the year 1980 french Academy, founded in 1635, elects it first woman novelist (Marguerita Youcenar)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1980

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 29   Ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist was born in the year 1980.  

Feb 29   Simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player was born in the year 1980.  

Feb 29   Taylor Twellman, American soccer player was born in the year 1980.  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer  

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of chris Conley, American musician  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer  

Apr 02   Adam Fleming, English news reporter was born on this day in history.  

Apr 02   In the year 1980 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44 in the year 1980.  

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

Jan 07   Carl White, rocker, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business), dies at 90  

Jan 10   George Meany, labor leader, dies at 86 in the year 1980.  

Jan 11   In the year 1980 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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