Historical Events In 1980
Thursday, 06 October 2022
Feb 22 On this day in history uSA beats USSR in Olympics hockey 4-3 en route to a gold medal
Feb 23 On this day in history 13th Winter Olympics games close at Lake Placid NY
Feb 23 Eric Heiden wins all 5 speed skating golds at Lake Placid Olympics in the year 1980.
Feb 23 On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Feb 23 On this day in history oil tanker explosion off Pilos, Greece, causes 37-million-gallon spill
Feb 23 On this day in history robert Vandekerckhove, Belgian politician, dies at 62
Feb 24 On this day in history the U.S. hockey team beats Finland 4-2, to win the gold medal at the Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, NY.
Feb 25 In the year 1980 coup ousts PM Henck Arron of Suriname
Feb 26 Egypt & Israel exchange ambassadors for the first time in the year 1980.
Feb 26 Military coup under Desi Bouterse in Suriname on this day in history.
Feb 26 R Hadlee scores Test Cricket century vs Roberts, Garner, Holding, Croft in the year 1980.
Feb 27 In the year 1980 22nd Grammy Awards What a Fool Believe, Streisand-Diamond duet (You Don't Bring Me Flowers)
Feb 27 In the year 1980 george Tobias, actor (Abner Kravitz-Bewitched), dies at 78
Feb 27 Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF wins elections in Zimbabwe in the year 1980.
Feb 27 Terrorists occupies Dominican embassy in Bogota on this day in history.
Feb 28 In the year 1980 "The Well-Tuned Piano" by La Monte Young premieres (takes 4 hours 12 minutes)
Feb 28 Ian Alexander Ross Peebles, cricketer (45 wkts for England), dies in the year 1980.
Feb 28 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 29 Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHL player to score 800 career goals in the year 1980.
Feb 29 In the year 1980 gordie Howe becomes first NHL player to score 800 career goals
Feb 29 Michael Bracey ends 59 hours 55 minutes trapped in an elevator, England in the year 1980.
Feb 29 In the year 1980 yigal Allon, former Israeli foreign minister and supporter of Israeli independence, dies at age 61.
Feb 29 In the year 1980 yigol Alton, Israeli Foreign Minister, dies at 61
Mar 01 On this day in history hilbert van der Duim becomes world champion all-round skater
Mar 01 On this day in history john Jacob Niles, composer, dies at 87
Mar 01 Patti Smith &MC5 guitarist Fred Sonic Smith wed in Detroit MI on this day in history.
Mar 01 Snow falls in the sunshine state of Florida on this day in history.
Mar 03 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island in the year 1980.
Mar 04 Robert Mugabe forms Zimbabwe's first black government on this day in history.
Mar 04 On this day in history robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF wins parliamentary election in Zimbabwe
Mar 05 In the year 1980 earth satellites record gamma rays from remnants of supernova N-49
Mar 05 Jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Mar 06 In the year 1980 7th Daytime Emmy Awards presentation - Susan Lucci loses for first time
Mar 06 French Academy, founded in 1635, elects it first woman novelist (Marguerita Youcenar) on this day in history.