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Historical Events In 1980

Friday, 18 September 2020

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

Mar 07   On this day in history samm-Art Williams' "Home" premieres in NYC  

Mar 08   In the year 1980 greg Chappell 235 &Yallop 172, for 217 stand at Faisalabad  

Mar 08   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1980.  

Mar 09   On this day in history flemish/Walloon battles in Belgium, 40 injured  

Mar 09   Olga Chekova, actress (Moulin Rouge, Pawns of Possession), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Mar 10   In the year 1980 herman Tarnower, doctor (Scarsdale Diet), killed by Jean Harris  

Mar 10   Willard Scott becomes the weather forecaster on the Today Show in the year 1980.  

Mar 11   On this day in history rod Marsh bowls 10 overs for 51 runs in dull Australia vs Pakistan cricket draw  

Mar 12   In the year 1980 jury finds John Wayne Gacy guilty of murdering 33 in Chicago  

Mar 13   On this day in history eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1 13.60)  

Mar 13   In the year 1980 eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1:13.60)  

Mar 13   In the year 1980 ford Motor Co found innocent in death of 3 women in a fiery Pinto  

Mar 13   In the year 1980 tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 14   Polish airliner crash kills all 87 aboard (22 are US amateur boxers) in the year 1980.  

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

Mar 15   Tracey Wainman, age 12, the youngest Canadian skater to compete in a world championship on this day in history.  

Mar 16   Joanne Carner wins LPGA Honda Civic Golf Classic in the year 1980.  

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

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

Mar 18   Vostok rocket exploded on launch pad while being refueled, killing 50 in the year 1980.  

Mar 20   The Mi Amigo ship containing England's pirate Radio Caroline sinks in the year 1980.  

Mar 20   In the year 1980 the Quebec National Assembly approves wording of referendum question on Sovereignty Association, and so it begins  

Mar 20   On this day in history uS appeals to International Court on hostages in Iran  

Mar 21   Gideon Fagan, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 23   France performs nuclear test in the year 1980.  

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   In the year 1980 capitol Records releases some rare Beatles tracks  

Mar 24   Oscar Romero, archbishop of San Salvador, murdered during mass on this day in history.  

Mar 26   In the year 1980 bombay gets its first rock concert in 10 years (The Police)  

Mar 26   Jon-Jon Poulos, rocker (Buckinghams), dies from drugs at 32 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1980 birth of ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist  

Feb 29   Simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Ricky Hendrick, NASCAR driver and owner (d. 2004) was born in the year 1980.  

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   Larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 11   In the year 1980 death of barbara Pym, English novelist (b. 1913)  

Jan 12   On this day in history hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies  

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