The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2036. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1980
- February 16, 1980 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Monkey in Chinese astrology.
- February 24, 1980 – The United States Olympic Hockey team completes its Miracle on Ice by defeating Finland 4–2 to win the gold medal.
- February 28, 1980 – Andalusia approves its statute of autonomy through a referendum.
- April 12, 1980 – Terry Fox begins his “Marathon of Hope” at St. John’s, Newfoundland.
- April 18, 1980 – The Republic of Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia) comes into being, with Canaan Banana as the country’s first President. The Zimbabwean dollar replaces the Rhodesian dollar as the official currency.
- April 30, 1980 – Beatrix becomes Queen of the Netherlands.
- May 17, 1980 – On the eve of presidential elections, Maoist guerrilla group Shining Path attacks a polling location in the town of Chuschi, Ayacucho, starting the Internal conflict in Peru.
- October 10, 1980 – FMLN is founded in El Salvador.
- October 30, 1980 – El Salvador and Honduras sign a peace treaty to put the border dispute fought over in 1969's Football War before the International Court of Justice.
- December 2, 1980 – Salvadoran Civil War: Four U.S. nuns and churchwomen, Ita Ford, Maura Clarke, Jean Donovan, and Dorothy Kazel, are murdered by a military death squad.
Who Were Born On 1980?
- April 12, 1980 – Erik Mongrain, Canadian guitarist and composer
- April 24, 1980 – Fernando Arce, Mexican footballer
- May 1, 1980 – Jan Heylen, Belgian race car driver
- June 13, 1980 – Sarah Connor, German singer-songwriter and dancer
- August 2, 1980 – Dingdong Dantes, Filipino actor, singer, director, and producer
- August 8, 1980 – Diego Markwell, Dutch baseball player
- October 29, 1980 – Ben Foster, American actor
- November 9, 1980 – James Harper, English footballer
- December 13, 1980 – Tülin Şahin, Turkish-Danish model, actress, and fashion designer