Historical Events In 1980
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Nov 12 NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana on this day in history.
Nov 12 On this day in history uS space probe Voyager I approaches 77,000-mi (124,000 km) of Saturn
Nov 15 In the year 1980 annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 75
Nov 15 In the year 1980 pope John Paul II began 5 day visit to West Germany,
Nov 16 Imogen Hassall, Countess of Cleavage (Carry on Lovng), suicide at 37 in the year 1980.
Nov 18 In the year 1980 conn Smythe founder o fthe NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs dies at age 85
Nov 19 CBS TV bans Calvin Klein's jeans ad featuring Brooke Shields in the year 1980.
Nov 20 In the year 1980 steve Ptacek in Solar Challenger makes first solar-powered flight
Nov 20 UA withdraws $44 million movie "Heaven's Gate" for reediting in the year 1980.
Nov 21 On this day in history dallas' "Who Shot JR?" episode (Kristen) gets a 53.3 rating
Nov 21 In the year 1980 fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas kills 84
Nov 21 Jim Parks Sr, Kent cricket all-rounder (only Test for England), dies in the year 1980.
Nov 21 In the year 1980 john &Yoko pose nude for photographer Allan Tannenbaum
Nov 22 Georgia tanker at Pilottown La, spills 1.3 million gallons of oil after an anchor chain caused a ship to leak in the year 1980.
Nov 22 Herbert Wade, cricketer (S African batsman & captain 1935-36), dies on this day in history.
Nov 23 4,800 die in series of earthquakes that devastated southern Italy on this day in history.
Nov 23 Herby Wade, cricketer (South African capt 10 Tests 1935-36), dies in the year 1980.
Nov 24 On this day in history george Raft, actor (Scarface, Johnny Angel, Mr Ace), dies at 85
Nov 25 In the year 1980 george Raft, NYC, actor (Scarface), dies at 85
Nov 25 Statistics Canada anounces the population of Canada has passed 24 million and that Alberta has 2.1 million on this day in history.
Nov 25 Sugar Ray Leonard defeats Duran regains WBC welterweight championship in the year 1980.
Nov 26 Columbia mated to SRBs &external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building in the year 1980.
Nov 26 On this day in history rachael Roberts, actress (This Sporting Life), dies at age 53
Nov 27 Soyuz T-3 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station, launched in the year 1980.
Nov 29 In the year 1980 dorothy Day, author (Stump the Authors), dies at 83
Dec 01 Sam Levene, actor (Purple Heart, Designing Women), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Dec 01 US Justice Department sues Yonkers citing racial discrimination on this day in history.
Dec 02 On this day in history 4 American Maryknoll nuns killed by death squads in El Salvador
Dec 04 On this day in history stella Walsh-S-Walasiewicz, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1932), shot at 69
Dec 05 On this day in history don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies
Dec 06 Jim Bakker rapes Jessica Hahn in the year 1980.
Dec 06 NASA launches Intelsat V on this day in history.
Dec 07 Darby Crash, rocker, dies at 22 on this day in history.
Dec 08 In the year 1980 john Lennon assassinated in New York by Mark David Chapman