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
- January 27, 1980 – Through cooperation between the U.S. and Canadian governments, six American diplomats secretly escape hostilities in Iran in the culmination of the Canadian Caper.
- February 16, 1980 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Monkey in Chinese astrology.
- March 20, 1980 – The Radio Caroline ship, Mi Amigo founders in a gale off the English coast.
- March 27, 1980 – The Norwegian oil platform Alexander L. Kielland collapses in the North Sea, killing 123 of its crew of 212.
- May 13, 1980 – An F3 tornado hits Kalamazoo County, Michigan. President Jimmy Carter declares it a federal disaster area.
- August 31, 1980 – After two weeks of nationwide strikes, the Polish government was forced to sign the Gdańsk Agreement, allowing for the creation of the trade union Solidarity.
- September 17, 1980 – Former Nicaraguan President Anastasio Somoza Debayle is killed in Asunción, Paraguay.
- September 18, 1980 – Soyuz 38 carries two cosmonauts (including one Cuban) to Salyut 6 space station.
- December 4, 1980 – English rock group Led Zeppelin officially disbands, following the death of drummer John Bonham on September 25.
- December 11, 1980 – The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund) is enacted by the U.S. Congress.
Who Were Born On 1980?
- January 13, 1980 – Akira Kaji, Japanese footballer
- January 29, 1980 – Ingimundur Ingimundarson, Icelandic handball player
- February 6, 1980 – Mamiko Noto, Japanese voice actress and singer
- February 14, 1980 – Michelle Ye, Hong Kong actress and producer
- March 9, 1980 – Chingy, American rapper and actor
- April 14, 1980 – Win Butler, American-Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Arcade Fire)
- April 22, 1980 – Aaron Michael Metchik, American actor and director
- June 13, 1980 – Sarah Connor, German singer-songwriter and dancer
- June 30, 1980 – Ryan ten Doeschate, Dutch cricketer
- July 15, 1980 – Mike Zambidis, Greek kick-boxer and martial artist