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Historical Events In 1980

Thursday, 25 February 2021

Mar 27   Mount St Helens becomes active after 123 years in the year 1980.  

Mar 27   On this day in history tSE Index drops 5.3%, biggest one day loss since 1940; after attempt by Hunt Brothers of Texas to corner silver market and yup I boought silver at $50.00 U.S.  

Mar 28   Dick Haymes, actor (Real Life, Betrayal), dies on this day in history.  

Mar 29   On this day in history ... Mantovani, orch leader (Mantovani), dies at 74  

Mar 30   Mark Medoff's "Children of a Lesser God", premieres in New York NY on this day in history.  

Mar 31   Larry Holmes TKOs Leroy Jones in 8 for (WBC) heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Mar 31   In the year 1980 mike Weaver KOs John Tate in 15 for (WBA) heavyweight boxing title  

Mar 31   President Jimmy Carter deregulates banking industry in the year 1980.  

Apr 01   Wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Dick Howorth, cricketer (Engld slow lefty all-rounder late 40's), dies in the year 1980.  

Apr 02   Wayne Gretzky becomes first teenager to score 50 goals in a season in the year 1980.  

Apr 03   France performs nuclear test in the year 1980.  

Apr 03   Luella Gear, actress (Joe & Mabel), dies at 82 in the year 1980.  

Apr 03   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Apr 04   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

Apr 06   Gordie Howe completes a record 26th season on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Jimmy Carter breaks relations with Iran during hostage crisis in the year 1980.  

Apr 08   In the year 1980 wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist  

Apr 09   On this day in history israeli troops move into Leanon  

Apr 09   Kathleen Burke, dies in the year 1980.  

Apr 09   Soyuz 35 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 in the year 1980.  

Apr 10   On this day in history kay Medford, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), dies at 65  

Apr 11   On this day in history charlotte Henry, dies  

Apr 11   Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regulates sexual harrassment on this day in history.  

Apr 11   On this day in history paul McCartney releases "Coming Up"  

Apr 12   On this day in history stanley De Silva, cricketer (motor bike Sri Lanka '79 World Cup), dies  

Apr 13   Steve Ballesteros becomes youngest winner of the Masters in the year 1980.  

Apr 13   In the year 1980 z Vavrova discovers asteroid #2568 Maksutov  

Apr 14   On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroids #2759 Idomeneus & #2830 Greenwich  

Apr 14   Tom Fadden, actor (Duffeild-Broken Arrow, Cimarron City), dies at 84 in the year 1980.  

Apr 15   On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #3041 Webb  

Apr 15   On this day in history jean-Paul Sartre, existentialist philosopher and writer (Nobel 1964), dies in Paris at 74  

Apr 15   Raymond Bailey actor (Mr Drysdale-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 75 in the year 1980.  

Apr 16   L Brozek discovers asteroid #2696 Magion in the year 1980.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1980

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 29   Ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player  

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   Adam Fleming, English news reporter was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1980 frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52  

Jan 07   Carl White, rocker, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   George Meany, labor leader, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1980 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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