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.