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Historical Events In 1980

Friday, 27 November 2020

Mar 07   Josip Tito, Yugoslav President, buried on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1980 samm-Art Williams' "Home" premieres in NYC  

Mar 08   Greg Chappell 235 &Yallop 172, for 217 stand at Faisalabad in the year 1980.  

Mar 08   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

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

Mar 09   In the year 1980 olga Chekova, actress (Moulin Rouge, Pawns of Possession), dies at 82  

Mar 10   Herman Tarnower, doctor (Scarsdale Diet), killed by Jean Harris on this day in history.  

Mar 10   In the year 1980 willard Scott becomes the weather forecaster on the Today Show  

Mar 11   Rod Marsh bowls 10 overs for 51 runs in dull Australia vs Pakistan cricket draw in the year 1980.  

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

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

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

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

Mar 13   In the year 1980 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   In the year 1980 rudolf G Escher, Dutch composer (Vrai Visage de la Paix), dies at 68  

Mar 18   Erich Fromm, German/US psychoanalyst, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   Vostok rocket exploded on launch pad while being refueled, killing 50 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 20   In the year 1980 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 on this day in history.  

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   Shah of Iran arrives in Egypt on this day in history.  

Mar 24   On this day in history aBC's nightly Iran Hostage crisis program renamed "Nightline"  

Mar 24   In the year 1980 capitol Records releases some rare Beatles tracks  

Mar 24   On this day in history oscar Romero, archbishop of San Salvador, murdered during mass  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1980 birth of clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of chris Conley, American musician  

Apr 02   Carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of adam Fleming, English news reporter  

Apr 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1980 amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52  

Jan 07   In the year 1980 carl White, rocker, dies  

Jan 08   On this day in history oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business), dies at 90  

Jan 10   In the year 1980 george Meany, labor leader, dies at 86  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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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