Historical Events In 1980
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Dec 08 John Lennon, assassinated in NY by Mark David Chapman at 40 on this day in history.
Dec 09 On this day in history 61øF in Boston at 1 AM
Dec 10 In the year 1980 soyuz T-3 returns to Earth
Dec 12 US's copyright law amended to include computer programs on this day in history.
Dec 14 On this day in history at 2 PM EST there is 10 minutes of silence in memory of John Lennon
Dec 14 In the year 1980 elston Howard, MVP catcher (NY Yankees), dies at 59
Dec 16 In the year 1980 harland "Colonel" Sanders, founder Kentucky Fried Chicken, dies at 90
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 in the year 1980.
Dec 18 In the year 1980 bruce Sprinsteen's concert at Madison Square Garden
Dec 19 In the year 1980 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 On this day in history uSSR formally announces death of Alexei Kosygin
Dec 21 On this day in history marc Connelly, playwright (One Minute Please), dies at 90
Dec 22 Dick Kallman, actor (Hank Dearborn-Hank), murdered at 47 on this day in history.
Dec 22 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 in the year 1980.
Dec 22 In the year 1980 pres-elect Reagan appoints Jean Kirkpatrick (UN delegate) and James Watt (Interior)
Dec 24 Alec Lafayette Chew Wilder, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Dec 24 On this day in history americans remembered Iran hostages by shining lights for 417 seconds
Dec 25 Fred Emney, actor (Adventures of a Private Eye), dies at 80 in the year 1980.
Dec 28 In the year 1980 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 On this day in history shuttle STS-1 moves from Vandenberg AFB to Launch Complex 39A
Dec 30 NBC cancels The Wonderful World of Disney, the longest-running prime time TV show in history. Disney now owns the ABC TV network in the year 1980.
Dec 31 In the year 1980 a Jewish owned hotel in Nairobi Kenya is bombed killing 18
Dec 31 On this day in history arthur Wellard, cricketer (2 Tests for Eng, legendary 6-hitter), dies