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)