Historical Events In 1980
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Nov 12 In the year 1980 nYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana
Nov 12 US space probe Voyager I approaches 77,000-mi (124,000 km) of Saturn on this day in history.
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 On this day in history imogen Hassall, Countess of Cleavage (Carry on Lovng), suicide at 37
Nov 18 In the year 1980 conn Smythe founder o fthe NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs dies at age 85
Nov 19 In the year 1980 cBS TV bans Calvin Klein's jeans ad featuring Brooke Shields
Nov 20 On this day in history 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 Dallas' "Who Shot JR?" episode (Kristen) gets a 53.3 rating in the year 1980.
Nov 21 Fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas kills 84 on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history jim Parks Sr, Kent cricket all-rounder (only Test for England), dies
Nov 21 In the year 1980 john &Yoko pose nude for photographer Allan Tannenbaum
Nov 22 In the year 1980 georgia tanker at Pilottown La, spills 1.3 million gallons of oil after an anchor chain caused a ship to leak
Nov 22 In the year 1980 herbert Wade, cricketer (S African batsman & captain 1935-36), dies
Nov 23 4,800 die in series of earthquakes that devastated southern Italy in the year 1980.
Nov 23 On this day in history herby Wade, cricketer (South African capt 10 Tests 1935-36), dies
Nov 24 George Raft, actor (Scarface, Johnny Angel, Mr Ace), dies at 85 in the year 1980.
Nov 25 George Raft, NYC, actor (Scarface), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Nov 25 Statistics Canada anounces the population of Canada has passed 24 million and that Alberta has 2.1 million in the year 1980.
Nov 25 In the year 1980 sugar Ray Leonard defeats Duran regains WBC welterweight championship
Nov 26 Columbia mated to SRBs &external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building on this day in history.
Nov 26 Rachael Roberts, actress (This Sporting Life), dies at age 53 in the year 1980.
Nov 27 In the year 1980 soyuz T-3 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station, launched
Nov 29 On this day in history 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 On this day in history uS Justice Department sues Yonkers citing racial discrimination
Dec 02 4 American Maryknoll nuns killed by death squads in El Salvador in the year 1980.
Dec 04 Stella Walsh-S-Walasiewicz, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1932), shot at 69 in the year 1980.
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 In the year 1980 nASA launches Intelsat V
Dec 07 On this day in history darby Crash, rocker, dies at 22
Dec 08 On this day in history john Lennon assassinated in New York by Mark David Chapman