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Historical Events In 1980

Saturday, 03 December 2022

Apr 18   Zimbabwe's (Rhodesia) formal independence from Britain (Nat'l Day) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 19   Ethel Wilson actress (Aunt Harriet-Aldrich Family), dies at 88 in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 19   Ethel Wilson, actress (Aunt Harriet-Aldrich Family), dies at 88 in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   Bill Rodgers wins his 3rd Boston Marathon, Rosie Ruiz is disqualified as women's champ as she had not run the entire course on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 22   Jane Froman singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 22   In the year 1980 jane Froman, singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), dies at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 23   In the year 1980 jane Froman, US singer (JF's USA Canteen), dies at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 23   Soviet sub catches fire off Japan, 9 die on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 24   On this day in history alentejo Carpentier, Cuban/Fren writer (Guerra del Tiempo), dies at 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 24   In the year 1980 uS miltary operation to save 52 hostages in Iran, fails, 8 die  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 26   In the year 1980 cicely Courtneidge, actress (Double Exposure), dies at 87  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 26   Iran begins scattering US hostages from the US Embassy in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 26   Longest jump by a jet boat is set at 120' in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   On this day in history alfred Hitchcock Diedfrom Liver Failure and Heart Problems  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   Cyrus Vance, Carter's Secretary of State, resigns on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   Dee Carroll, [Betty Jean Marsh], actress (Mad Bomber, Split), dies in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   On this day in history tommy Caldwell rocker (Marshall Tucker Band), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 29   On this day in history alfred Joseph Hitchcock, British director (Psycho, Birds), dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   On this day in history mary McCarty, actress (French Line), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   On this day in history queen Beatrix of Netherlands ascends to the throne  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   Terrorists seize Iranian Embassy in London in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   15th Academy of Country Music Awards Barbara Mandrell wins on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   15th Academy of Country Music Awards: Barbara Mandrell wins on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   On this day in history american Book Award William Styron (Sophie Choice)/T Wolfe (Right Stuff)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   American Book Award: William Styron (Sophie Choice)/T Wolfe (Right Stuff) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 02   Clarrie Grimmett, cricket (36 Tests for Australia, 216 wickets), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 02   Joseph Doherty &3 other IRA men arrested for murder on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 02   Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in Wall (Part II)" is banned in South Africa on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 02   Pope John Paul II begins African tour in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 02   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   Josip Broz Tito, leader of Yugoslavia (1943-80), dies at 87 in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   On this day in history marshal Josip Broz Tito, president of Yugoslavia, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 05   Edmond Vandercammen, Belgian writer/poet (Grand Combat), dies at 79 in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 05   In the year 1980 saipan and other Navy ships provided humanitarian search and rescue support operations for the vast sealift of Cuban refugees heading for the U.S. through the Florida Straits.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1980

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of taylor Twellman, American soccer player  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 29   Clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer was born in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of chris Conley, American musician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 02   In the year 1980 birth of carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 02   Adam Fleming, English news reporter was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 02   Ricky Hendrick, NASCAR driver and owner (d. 2004) was born in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1980

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1980 frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   Larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   In the year 1980 carl White, rocker, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   Oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business), dies at 90 in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   George Meany, labor leader, dies at 86 in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   Barbara Pym, English novelist (b. 1913) died in the year 1980.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   Hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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