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.
- March 27, 1980 – Silver Thursday: A steep fall in silver prices, resulting from the Hunt Brothers attempting to corner the market in silver, leads to panic on commodity and futures exchanges.
- April 2, 1980 – United States President Jimmy Carter signs the Crude Oil Windfall Profits Tax Act in an effort to help the U.S. economy rebound.
- May 2, 1980 – Referendum on system of government held in Nepal.
- May 18, 1980 – Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage.
- May 20, 1980 – In a referendum in Quebec, the population rejects by a 60% vote the proposal from its government to move towards independence from Canada.
- August 31, 1980 – Flood in Ibadan after 12 hours of heavy downpour killed over 300 people and properties worth million destroyed.
- September 5, 1980 – The Gotthard Road Tunnel opens in Switzerland as the world’s longest highway tunnel at 10.14 miles stretching from Göschenen to Airolo.
- October 10, 1980 – A magnitude 7.3 earthquake occurs in the Algerian town of El Asnam. Around 3,500 die and 300,000 are left homeless.
- December 4, 1980 – English rock group Led Zeppelin officially disbands, following the death of drummer John Bonham on September 25.
Who Were Born On 1980?
- February 14, 1980 – Michelle Ye, Hong Kong actress and producer
- February 29, 1980 – Simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player
- March 19, 1980 – Mikuni Shimokawa, Japanese singer-songwriter (NapsaQ and Checkicco)
- March 31, 1980 – Trenyce, American singer and actress
- April 26, 1980 – Jordana Brewster, Panamanian-American actress
- May 22, 1980 – Lucy Gordon, English model and actress (d. 2009)
- June 16, 1980 – Nehir Erdoğan, Turkish actress
- August 5, 1980 – Ali Umar, Maldivian footballer
- December 1, 1980 – Mohammad Kaif, Indian cricketer
- December 9, 1980 – Ryder Hesjedal, Canadian cyclist