Historical Events In 1980
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Dec 08 On this day in history john Lennon, assassinated in NY by Mark David Chapman at 40
Dec 09 In the year 1980 61øF in Boston at 1 AM
Dec 10 Soyuz T-3 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Dec 12 US's copyright law amended to include computer programs in the year 1980.
Dec 14 On this day in history at 2 PM EST there is 10 minutes of silence in memory of John Lennon
Dec 14 On this day in history elston Howard, MVP catcher (NY Yankees), dies at 59
Dec 16 Harland "Colonel" Sanders, founder Kentucky Fried Chicken, dies at 90 on this day in history.
Dec 16 Pres-elect Reagan announces Alexander Haig as secretary of state in the year 1980.
Dec 18 Alexei N Kosygin, Soviet PM (1964-80), suffers heart attack at 76 on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1980 bruce Sprinsteen's concert at Madison Square Garden
Dec 19 On this day in history anguilla becomes a British dependency separate from St Kitts
Dec 19 On this day in history iran requests $24 billion in US guarantees to free hostages
Dec 20 In the year 1980 uSSR formally announces death of Alexei Kosygin
Dec 21 In the year 1980 marc Connelly, playwright (One Minute Please), dies at 90
Dec 22 Dick Kallman, actor (Hank Dearborn-Hank), murdered at 47 in the year 1980.
Dec 22 On this day in history eisenhower returned to Norfolk, Virginia after a 251-day deployment, the longest underway deployment for a Navy ship since World War II. She had been underway for 152 continuous days
Dec 22 Pres-elect Reagan appoints Jean Kirkpatrick (UN delegate) and James Watt (Interior) on this day in history.
Dec 24 In the year 1980 alec Lafayette Chew Wilder, composer, dies at 73
Dec 24 Americans remembered Iran hostages by shining lights for 417 seconds on this day in history.
Dec 25 In the year 1980 fred Emney, actor (Adventures of a Private Eye), dies at 80
Dec 28 On this day in history amir Elahi, cricketer, 1st Pakistani Test cricketer to die
Dec 29 In the year 1980 roy Engle, actor (Police Chief-My Favorite Martian), dies at 67
Dec 29 In the year 1980 shuttle STS-1 moves from Vandenberg AFB to Launch Complex 39A
Dec 30 In the year 1980 nBC cancels The Wonderful World of Disney, the longest-running prime time TV show in history. Disney now owns the ABC TV network.
Dec 31 A Jewish owned hotel in Nairobi Kenya is bombed killing 18 on this day in history.
Dec 31 On this day in history arthur Wellard, cricketer (2 Tests for Eng, legendary 6-hitter), dies