Historical Events In 1980
Tuesday, 16 August 2022
Mar 07 In the year 1980 josip Tito, Yugoslav President, buried
Mar 07 In the year 1980 samm-Art Williams' "Home" premieres in NYC
Mar 08 In the year 1980 greg Chappell 235 &Yallop 172, for 217 stand at Faisalabad
Mar 08 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Mar 09 In the year 1980 flemish/Walloon battles in Belgium, 40 injured
Mar 09 Olga Chekova, actress (Moulin Rouge, Pawns of Possession), dies at 82 on this day in history.
Mar 10 On this day in history herman Tarnower, doctor (Scarsdale Diet), killed by Jean Harris
Mar 10 Willard Scott becomes the weather forecaster on the Today Show in the year 1980.
Mar 11 On this day in history rod Marsh bowls 10 overs for 51 runs in dull Australia vs Pakistan cricket draw
Mar 12 Jury finds John Wayne Gacy guilty of murdering 33 in Chicago in the year 1980.
Mar 13 On this day in history eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1 13.60)
Mar 13 Eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1:13.60) in the year 1980.
Mar 13 On this day in history ford Motor Co found innocent in death of 3 women in a fiery Pinto
Mar 13 Tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1980.
Mar 14 In the year 1980 polish airliner crash kills all 87 aboard (22 are US amateur boxers)
Mar 14 World Ice Dance Championship in Dortmund West Germany won by Krisztina Regoczy and Andras Sallay (Hungary) in the year 1980.
Mar 15 On this day in history tracey Wainman, age 12, the youngest Canadian skater to compete in a world championship
Mar 16 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Honda Civic Golf Classic in the year 1980.
Mar 17 In the year 1980 rudolf G Escher, Dutch composer (Vrai Visage de la Paix), dies at 68
Mar 18 Erich Fromm, German/US psychoanalyst, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Mar 18 Vostok rocket exploded on launch pad while being refueled, killing 50 in the year 1980.
Mar 20 The Mi Amigo ship containing England's pirate Radio Caroline sinks on this day in history.
Mar 20 In the year 1980 the Quebec National Assembly approves wording of referendum question on Sovereignty Association, and so it begins
Mar 20 In the year 1980 uS appeals to International Court on hostages in Iran
Mar 21 In the year 1980 gideon Fagan, composer, dies at 75
Mar 21 On this day in history on TV show Dallas, JR is shot
Mar 23 In the year 1980 france performs nuclear test
Mar 23 On this day in history shah of Iran arrives in Egypt
Mar 24 ABC's nightly Iran Hostage crisis program renamed "Nightline" on this day in history.
Mar 24 In the year 1980 capitol Records releases some rare Beatles tracks
Mar 24 Oscar Romero, archbishop of San Salvador, murdered during mass on this day in history.
Mar 26 On this day in history bombay gets its first rock concert in 10 years (The Police)
Mar 26 On this day in history jon-Jon Poulos, rocker (Buckinghams), dies from drugs at 32
Mar 27 On this day in history elevator in Vaal Reef South Africa gold mine crash 1900 meter down (23 die)