Historical Events In 1980
Sunday, 15 December 2019
Jan 01 On this day in history chrysler UK renamed Talbot
Jan 01 Frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history international Decade of Water & Sanitation begins
Jan 01 On this day in history mob storms Russian embassy in Teheran
Jan 01 On this day in history premier Adbou Diouf becomes President of Senegal
Jan 01 In the year 1980 sweden changes order of succession to throne
Jan 02 68th Australian Men Tennis Guillermo Vilas beat John Sadri (76 63 62) in the year 1980.
Jan 02 Larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44 in the year 1980.
Jan 03 Amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52 on this day in history.
Jan 03 Gold hits record $634 an ounce on this day in history.
Jan 03 Joy Adamson, author of "Born Free," is killed by a servant in northern Kenya in the year 1980.
Jan 04 In the year 1980 president Carter announces US boycott of Moscow Olympics
Jan 06 On this day in history indira Gandhi's Congress Party wins elections in India
Jan 06 Philadelphia Flyers set NHL record of 35 straight games without a defeat on this day in history.
Jan 07 On this day in history carl White, rocker, dies
Jan 07 Minnesota ends Philadelphia Flyers' NHL record 35 game unbeaten streak ends on this day in history.
Jan 09 In the year 1980 63 beheaded in Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Jan 09 Saudi Arabia executes 63 people for their part in a raid on Mecca's Grand Mosque the previous November in the year 1980.
Jan 10 In the year 1980 former AFL-CIO president George Meany dies in Washington, DC at age 85.
Jan 10 In the year 1980 last broadcast of "Rockford Files" on NBC
Jan 11 Debut of the Pretenders in the year 1980.
Jan 12 In the year 1980 hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies
Jan 13 On this day in history andre Kostelanetz, Russian conductor, dies at 78
Jan 13 In the year 1980 head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium
Jan 13 In the year 1980 togo's constitution becomes effective
Jan 14 On this day in history "Blues Brothers" movie with Dan Akroyd & John Belushi opens
Jan 16 In the year 1980 anna van Wageningen-Salomons, Dut author (Unspoilt Dream), dies at 94
Jan 16 In the year 1980 paul McCartney jailed in Tokyo for 10 days on marijuana possession
Jan 17 On this day in history barbara Britton, actress (Pamela-Mr & Mrs North), dies at 59
Jan 17 In the year 1980 nASA launches Fltsatcom-3
Jan 18 Cecil Beaton, British photographer, dies at 76 in the year 1980.
Jan 18 On this day in history gold reaches $1,000 an ounce
Jan 18 Pink Floyd's "The Wall" hits #1 in the year 1980.
Jan 18 Studio 54 owners Steve Rubell & Ian Schrager sentenced to 3˝ years in prison for tax evasion & fined $20,000 in the year 1980.