Historical Events In 1980
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Sep 05 World's longest auto tunnel, St Gotthard in Swiss Alps, opens in the year 1980.
Sep 07 In the year 1980 32nd Emmy Awards shown despite boycott
Sep 08 On this day in history bruce Dooland, cricketer (prolific leggie for Notts), dies
Sep 11 Jose Antonio Calcano, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1980.
Sep 12 Lillian Randolph, actress (Roots, Amos n Andy), dies at 65 in the year 1980.
Sep 12 On this day in history military coup in Turkey
Sep 15 In the year 1980 bill Evans, US jazz pianist, dies of a bleeding ulcer at 51
Sep 17 In the year 1980 anastasio Somoza, former Nicaraguan Pres, assassinated in Paraguay
Sep 17 In the year 1980 solidarity labor union in Poland forms
Sep 18 K A Porter, writer, dies at 90 in the year 1980.
Sep 18 Soyuz 38 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Cuban) to Salyut 6 space station on this day in history.
Sep 19 Titan II missile explosion (Damascus, AR) in the year 1980.
Sep 21 Ernest White, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1980.
Sep 22 On this day in history iraqi troops seize part of Iran in a border dispute; war begins
Sep 22 John & Yoko sign a recording contract with Geffen Records on this day in history.
Sep 22 The war between Iran and Iraq begins on this day in history.
Sep 22 In the year 1980 uSS Eisenhower and Midway continued contingency operations in the northern Arabian Sea as war erupted between Iraq and Iran.
Sep 23 Big Thunder Mountain Railroad opens in the year 1980.
Sep 25 On this day in history john Bonham, English pop drummer (Led Zeppelin), overdoses at 32
Sep 26 On this day in history andrew Crawford is born
Sep 26 Cuban govt closes Mariel Harbor ending "freedom flotilla" in the year 1980.
Sep 26 Soyuz 38 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1980 jaromir Wagner is first to fly the Atlantic standing on the wing
Sep 30 In the year 1980 iran rejects a truce call from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Oct 01 In the year 1980 cosmonauts Ryumin & Popov break space endurance record of 176 days
Oct 01 On this day in history george Meany, union pres (AFL-CIO), dies at 86
Oct 01 In the year 1980 uSS Cochrane (DDG-21) rescues 104 Vietnamese refugees 620 miles east of Saigon
Oct 02 Larry Holmes retains WBC heavweight title defeating Muhammad Ali on this day in history.
Oct 02 Valentin Stepanovich Varlamov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 46 in the year 1980.
Oct 06 In the year 1980 hattie Jacques, actress (Make Mine Mink), dies at 56
Oct 09 Princess Caroline of Monaco divorces Philippe Junot in the year 1980.
Oct 09 In the year 1980 the first consumer use of home banking by computer (Knoxville Tn)
Oct 10 In the year 1980 4,500 die when a pair of earthquakes strikes NW Algeria
Oct 10 On this day in history bill Thomas, actor (Buckwheat), dies