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Historical Events In 1980

Thursday, 13 August 2020

May 05   Siege at Iranian Embassy in London ends; British commandos & police stormed the building in the year 1980.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 07   Josip Tito, Yugoslav President, buried on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 07   Samm-Art Williams' "Home" premieres in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 08   World Health Organization announced smallpox had been eradicated in the year 1980.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 09   In the year 1980 35 motorists die as a Liberian freighter rams a Tampa Bay Bridge  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 10   On this day in history ottawa gives financially strapped Chrysler Canada $20 million in loan guarantees, and Ontario provides a $10 million grant, Bring on the K Car!!!  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   Lillian Roth, actress (Animal Crackers, Alice Sweet Alice), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   The first nonstop crossing of US via balloon (Maxie Anderson & son Chris) in the year 1980.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   On this day in history department of Health & Human Services begins operation  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   On this day in history hugh Griffith, actor (Passover Plot, Ben Hur, Tom Jones), dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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May 14   Valencia wins 20th Europe Cup II in the year 1980.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 15   Ottawa agrees to extend natural gas pipeline from Montreal to Quebec City in the year 1980.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 15   Shawn Weatherly, Sumter SC, crowned 29th Miss USA/Miss Universe-1980 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 16   On this day in history brian May of rock group Queen collapses on stage with hepatitis  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 16   On this day in history former Buggles members Geoff Downes & Trevor Horn replace Jon Anderson & Rick Wakeman in Yes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 16   Paul McCartney releases "McCartney II" album in the year 1980.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 17   Major race riot in Miami FL - 16 killed, 300 injured in the year 1980.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 17   On this day in history paul & Linda McCartney appear on Saturday Night Live  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   Belgium 3rd Government of Martens forms on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   In the year 1980 china People's Republic launch first intercontinental rocket  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   Fernando Belaunde Terry elected President of Peru on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   Ian Curtis, English rock vocalist (Joy Division), commit suicide at 23 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   In Washington State, a 5.2 quake was felt (V) at Yakima and (IV) in many parts of Washington and Oregon. This earthquake occurred only seconds before the explosion which began the eruption of Mount St. Helens volcano in the year 1980.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   In the year 1980 mount St Helens blows its top in Washington State, 60 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   Mt St. Helens, North America, erupts causing widespread damage on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   On this day in history ringo &Barbara Bach are involved in a car crash  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   In the year 1980 710 families in Love Canal area (Niagara Falls NY) are evacuated  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   Drummer Peter Criss quits Kiss in the year 1980.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   Fire in nursing home in Kingston Jamaica, kills 157 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   In a referendum, 59.5% of Québec voters reject separatism in the year 1980.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   Jack Walsh, cricketer (at Wallsend)/commentator (NBN), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   Peter Criss quits as drummer for the rock band Kiss in the year 1980.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 21   "Empire Strikes Back" premiers in the year 1980.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 21   In the year 1980 eintracht Frankfurt wins 9th UEFA Cup at Frankfurt  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Feb 29   Ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist was born in the year 1980.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 29   In the year 1980 birth of simon GagnĂ©, Canadian ice hockey player  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 29   Taylor Twellman, American soccer player was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Apr 02   In the year 1980 birth of adam Fleming, English news reporter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of ricky Hendrick, NASCAR driver and owner (d. 2004)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   Frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic-gold-28, 32, 36), dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   In the year 1980 larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1980 amos Milburn, rocker, dies at 52  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   In the year 1980 carl White, rocker, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   On this day in history oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business), dies at 90  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jan 12   In the year 1980 hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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