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Historical Events In 1980

Monday, 20 September 2021

May 21   Ensign Jean Marie Butler is first woman to graduate from US service academy in the year 1980.  

May 21   Ida Kaminska, actress (Shop on Main Street), dies on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1980 star Wars movie "The Empire Strikes Back" premieres  

May 22   Marlo Thomas & Phil Donahue marry on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history "Rock Lobster" by B-52's hits #56  

May 24   On this day in history iran rejects a call by the World Court in The Hague to release the American hostages  

May 24   In the year 1980 stanley Cup New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2  

May 24   Stanley Cup: New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2 on this day in history.  

May 25   On this day in history "Musical Chairs" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 15 performances  

May 26   Soyuz 36 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Hungarian) to Salyut 6 in the year 1980.  

May 27   South Korean police ends people's uprising; 2,000 killed in the year 1980.  

May 28   Nottingham Forrest wins 25th Europe Cup 1 in Madrid on this day in history.  

May 29   53rd National Spelling Bee Jacques Bailly wins spelling elucubrate on this day in history.  

May 29   53rd National Spelling Bee: Jacques Bailly wins spelling elucubrate on this day in history.  

May 29   In the year 1980 attempted assassination of Vernon Jordan Jr, National Urban League president  

May 29   J Turners "Juliet & Her Nurse" sold for $6,400,000 in NYC on this day in history.  

May 29   Larry Bird beats out Magic Johnson for NBA rookie of year in the year 1980.  

May 30   On this day in history carl Radle, bassist (Derek & Dominoes), dies of a kidney ailment  

May 30   The first papal visit to France since 1814 on this day in history.  

May 30   Turner's painting "Juliet & Her Nurse" sells for $6.4 million in the year 1980.  

May 31   On this day in history "Love Stinks" by J Geils Band peaks at #38  

May 31   On this day in history police & youthful rebels battle in Zurich  

Jun 01   Barbra Striesand appears at an ACLU Benefit in Calif on this day in history.  

Jun 01   H Debehogne discovers asteroids #2543 Machado & #3411 in the year 1980.  

Jun 01   Ted Turner's Cable News Network begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1980 [Richard] Rube Marquard, US baseball pitcher, dies at 90  

Jun 03   On this day in history crew of Soyuz 36 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 35  

Jun 03   On this day in history eSPN begins televising college world series games  

Jun 03   Jimmy Carter wins enough delegates for renomination in the year 1980.  

Jun 05   In the year 1980 lauritz Lauritzen, German politician, dies at 70  

Jun 05   Soyuz T-2 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Bjorn Borg beats John McEnroe for Wimbeldon title in the year 1980.  

Jun 07   On this day in history henry [Valentine] Miller, US writer (Tropic of Capricorn), dies at 88  

Jun 09   On this day in history comedian Richard Pryor suffers severe burns in a drug mishap and is hospitalized for two months.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1980

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist  

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player  

Feb 29   Taylor Twellman, American soccer player was born in the year 1980.  

Feb 29   Clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer was born in the year 1980.  

Feb 29   Chris Conley, American musician was born in the year 1980.  

Apr 02   In the year 1980 birth of carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer  

Apr 02   In the year 1980 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   On this day in history frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70  

Jan 02   Larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44 in the year 1980.  

Jan 03   Amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52 in the year 1980.  

Jan 07   Carl White, rocker, dies in the year 1980.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history george Meany, labor leader, dies at 86  

Jan 11   Barbara Pym, English novelist (b. 1913) died on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1980 hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies  

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