Historical Events In 1980
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Oct 10 On this day in history el Asnam earthquake in Algeria killing 5,000 people
Oct 10 Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated in the year 1980.
Oct 11 In the year 1980 cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days
Oct 11 Russian cosmonauts return to earth, after spending a record 185 days in space in the year 1980.
Oct 12 In the year 1980 ships of the Amphibious Force, Sixth Fleet, including Guadalcanal, began assisting the victims of the massive earthquake which devastated the Algerian city of Al Asnam.
Oct 14 In the year 1980 pres nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court
Oct 14 S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies in the year 1980.
Oct 16 Carl PM Romme, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (KVP), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Oct 17 On this day in history mount St Helens, in Washington State USA, erupts for the third time in 24 hours
Oct 22 In the year 1980 new South Korean constitution comes into effect
Oct 23 Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin resigns, due to illness on this day in history.
Oct 24 John Lennon releases "(Just Like) Starting Over" in UK in the year 1980.
Oct 24 In the year 1980 leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30
Oct 24 Polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity in the year 1980.
Oct 25 On this day in history barbra Streisand's "Guilty," album goes #1 for 3 weeks & her single "Woman In Love," goes #1 for 3 weeks
Oct 26 Marcello J tie Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Oct 27 On this day in history dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph
Oct 27 In the year 1980 steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31
Oct 28 Leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63 on this day in history.
Oct 30 On this day in history honduras &El Salvador settle their boundary dispute
Oct 30 In the year 1980 nASA launches Flt Satcom-4
Oct 31 On this day in history julian Nott sets world hot-air balloon altitude record (16,806 m)
Nov 02 Edith Bunker, character on "All in the Family", dies on this day in history.
Nov 03 On this day in history ludwig Hohl, writer, dies
Nov 04 On this day in history ronald Reagan (R) beats President Jimmy Carter (R) by a landslide
Nov 04 Ronald Reagan elected 40th President of the US on this day in history.
Nov 06 Mary Michael, actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77 in the year 1980.
Nov 06 USS Ranger and accompanying ships of her task group relieved the Midway in the northern Arabian Sea in the year 1980.
Nov 07 Steve McQueen, actor (Tom Horn, Bullitt), dies at 50 in the year 1980.
Nov 08 In the year 1980 voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn
Nov 09 On this day in history carmel Myers, actress (Carmel Myers Show), dies at 79
Nov 10 Dan Rather refuses to pay his cabbie, CBS pays the $12.55 fare in the year 1980.
Nov 11 Crew of Soyuz 35 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 37 on this day in history.
Nov 12 Alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.