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 7, 1980 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter authorizes legislation giving $1.5 billion in loans to bail out the Chrysler Corporation.
- January 28, 1980 – USCGC Blackthorn collides with the tanker Capricorn while leaving Tampa, Florida and capsizes, killing 23 Coast Guard crewmembers.
- 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.
- May 5, 1980 – Operation Nimrod: The British Special Air Service storms the Iranian embassy in London after a six-day siege.
- August 1, 1980 – A train crash kills 18 people in County Cork, Ireland.
- August 19, 1980 – Saudia Flight 163, a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar burns after making an emergency landing at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, killing 301 people.
- August 25, 1980 – Zimbabwe joins the United Nations.
- August 26, 1980 – John Birges plants a bomb at Harvey’s Resort Hotel in Stateline, Nevada, US.
- 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?
- January 3, 1980 – Mary Wineberg, American sprinter
- April 6, 1980 – Matthew Carey, American actor
- May 12, 1980 – Keith Bogans, American basketball player
- May 20, 1980 – Mantas Jankavičius, Lithuanian actor and singer
- May 21, 1980 – Chris Raab, American actor and stuntman
- June 13, 1980 – Juan Carlos Navarro, Spanish basketball player
- July 13, 1980 – Jessie O'Donohue, American model and actress
- September 26, 1980 – Henrik Sedin, Swedish ice hockey player
- October 21, 1980 – Brian Pittman, American bass player (Relient K and Inhale Exhale)
- December 3, 1980 – Jim Sorgi, American football player and sportscaster