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 25, 1980 – Mother Teresa is honored with India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna
- February 16, 1980 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Monkey in Chinese astrology.
- March 10, 1980 – Madeira School headmistress Jean Harris shoots and kills Scarsdale diet doctor Herman Tarnower
- April 20, 1980 – Climax of Berber Spring in Algeria as hundreds of Berber political activists are arrested.
- May 2, 1980 – Referendum on system of government held in Nepal.
- May 27, 1980 – The Gwangju Massacre: Airborne and army troops of South Korea retake the city of Gwangju from civil militias, killing at least 207 and possibly many more.
- August 17, 1980 – Azaria Chamberlain disappears, at Ayers Rock, Northern Territory, probably taken by a dingo, leading to what was then the most publicized trial in Australian history.
- 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 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 13, 1980 – Michael Rupp, American ice hockey player
- January 18, 1980 – Julius Peppers, American football player
- January 30, 1980 – Josh Kelley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- April 17, 1980 – Curtis Woodhouse, English footballer, boxer, and manager
- May 8, 1980 – Kimberlee Peterson, American actress
- May 12, 1980 – Felipe Lopez, Puerto Rican baseball player
- August 18, 1980 – Esteban Cambiasso, Argentinian footballer
- September 21, 1980 – Nyree Kindred, Welsh swimmer
- September 24, 1980 – Daniele Bennati, Italian cyclist
- October 24, 1980 – Casey Wilson, American actress and screenwriter