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)