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.
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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 25, 1980 – The government of Suriname is overthrown by a military coup led by Dési Bouterse.
- March 31, 1980 – The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad operates its final train after being ordered to liquidate its assets because of bankruptcy and debts owed to creditors.
- May 9, 1980 – In Norco, California, five masked gunmen hold up a Security Pacific bank, leading to a violent shoot-out and one of the largest pursuits in California history. Two of the gunmen and one police officer are killed and thirty-three police and civilian vehicles are destroyed in the chase.
- 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.
- August 26, 1980 – John Birges plants a bomb at Harvey’s Resort Hotel in Stateline, Nevada, US.
- September 23, 1980 – Bob Marley plays what would be his last concert in Pittsburgh.
- November 12, 1980 – The NASA space probe Voyager I makes its closest approach to Saturn and takes the first images of its rings.
- November 28, 1980 – Iran–Iraq War: Operation Morvarid – The bulk of the Iraqi Navy is destroyed by the Iranian Navy in the Persian Gulf. (Commemorated in Iran as Navy Day.)
- 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 30, 1980 – Georgios Vakouftsis, Greek footballer
- March 25, 1980 – Carrie Lam, Hong Kong actress
- March 28, 1980 – David Lee, English footballer
- April 24, 1980 – Reagan Gomez-Preston, American actress, producer, and screenwriter
- July 13, 1980 – Master Saleem, Indian singer
- August 1, 1980 – Esteban Paredes, Chilean footballer
- August 11, 1980 – Justin Jedlica, American model and businessman
- August 13, 1980 – Panagiotis Markouizos, Greek figure skater
- August 16, 1980 – Ryan Hanigan, American baseball player
- December 28, 1980 – Ryta Turava, Belarusian race walker