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Historical Events In 1980

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Mar 07   In the year 1980 josip Tito, Yugoslav President, buried  

Mar 07   Samm-Art Williams' "Home" premieres in NYC in the year 1980.  

Mar 08   On this day in history greg Chappell 235 &Yallop 172, for 217 stand at Faisalabad  

Mar 08   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Mar 09   Flemish/Walloon battles in Belgium, 40 injured in the year 1980.  

Mar 09   On this day in history olga Chekova, actress (Moulin Rouge, Pawns of Possession), dies at 82  

Mar 10   Herman Tarnower, doctor (Scarsdale Diet), killed by Jean Harris in the year 1980.  

Mar 10   Willard Scott becomes the weather forecaster on the Today Show on this day in history.  

Mar 11   Rod Marsh bowls 10 overs for 51 runs in dull Australia vs Pakistan cricket draw on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history jury finds John Wayne Gacy guilty of murdering 33 in Chicago  

Mar 13   Eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1 13.60) on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1:13.60) on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history ford Motor Co found innocent in death of 3 women in a fiery Pinto  

Mar 13   On this day in history tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 14   In the year 1980 polish airliner crash kills all 87 aboard (22 are US amateur boxers)  

Mar 14   World Ice Dance Championship in Dortmund West Germany won by Krisztina Regoczy and Andras Sallay (Hungary) in the year 1980.  

Mar 15   On this day in history tracey Wainman, age 12, the youngest Canadian skater to compete in a world championship  

Mar 16   Joanne Carner wins LPGA Honda Civic Golf Classic on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Rudolf G Escher, Dutch composer (Vrai Visage de la Paix), dies at 68 in the year 1980.  

Mar 18   In the year 1980 erich Fromm, German/US psychoanalyst, dies at 79  

Mar 18   In the year 1980 vostok rocket exploded on launch pad while being refueled, killing 50  

Mar 20   On this day in history the Mi Amigo ship containing England's pirate Radio Caroline sinks  

Mar 20   On this day in history the Quebec National Assembly approves wording of referendum question on Sovereignty Association, and so it begins  

Mar 20   US appeals to International Court on hostages in Iran in the year 1980.  

Mar 21   In the year 1980 gideon Fagan, composer, dies at 75  

Mar 21   On this day in history on TV show Dallas, JR is shot  

Mar 23   On this day in history france performs nuclear test  

Mar 23   In the year 1980 shah of Iran arrives in Egypt  

Mar 24   ABC's nightly Iran Hostage crisis program renamed "Nightline" on this day in history.  

Mar 24   Capitol Records releases some rare Beatles tracks in the year 1980.  

Mar 24   In the year 1980 oscar Romero, archbishop of San Salvador, murdered during mass  

Mar 26   On this day in history bombay gets its first rock concert in 10 years (The Police)  

Mar 26   Jon-Jon Poulos, rocker (Buckinghams), dies from drugs at 32 in the year 1980.  

Mar 27   In the year 1980 elevator in Vaal Reef South Africa gold mine crash 1900 meter down (23 die)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1980

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist  

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1980.  

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

Jan 03   Amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Carl White, rocker, dies in the year 1980.  

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 on this day in history.  

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