Historical Events In 1980
Thursday, 26 May 2022
Mar 07 Josip Tito, Yugoslav President, buried in the year 1980.
Mar 07 Samm-Art Williams' "Home" premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Mar 08 On this day in history greg Chappell 235 &Yallop 172, for 217 stand at Faisalabad
Mar 08 In the year 1980 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
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 in the year 1980.
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 Jury finds John Wayne Gacy guilty of murdering 33 in Chicago on this day in history.
Mar 13 In the year 1980 eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1 13.60)
Mar 13 Eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1:13.60) on this day in history.
Mar 13 Ford Motor Co found innocent in death of 3 women in a fiery Pinto in the year 1980.
Mar 13 Tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Mar 14 On this day in history 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 Tracey Wainman, age 12, the youngest Canadian skater to compete in a world championship in the year 1980.
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 20 The Mi Amigo ship containing England's pirate Radio Caroline sinks on this day in history.
Mar 20 The Quebec National Assembly approves wording of referendum question on Sovereignty Association, and so it begins on this day in history.
Mar 20 US appeals to International Court on hostages in Iran in the year 1980.
Mar 21 Gideon Fagan, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 1980 on TV show Dallas, JR is shot
Mar 23 In the year 1980 france performs nuclear test
Mar 23 Shah of Iran arrives in Egypt in the year 1980.
Mar 24 In the year 1980 aBC's nightly Iran Hostage crisis program renamed "Nightline"
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 Elevator in Vaal Reef South Africa gold mine crash 1900 meter down (23 die) in the year 1980.