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 26, 1980 – Israel and Egypt establish diplomatic relations.
- February 4, 1980 – Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini names Abolhassan Banisadr as president of Iran.
- February 16, 1980 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Monkey in Chinese astrology.
- 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.
- April 24, 1980 – Eight U.S. servicemen die in Operation Eagle Claw as they attempt to end the Iran hostage crisis.
- May 9, 1980 – In Florida, Liberian freighter MV Summit Venture collides with the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay, making a 1,400-ft. section of the southbound span collapse. Thirty-five people in six cars and a Greyhound bus fall 150 ft. into the water and die.
- 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.
- June 10, 1980 – The African National Congress in South Africa publishes a call to fight from their imprisoned leader Nelson Mandela.
- September 11, 1980 – Voters approve a new Constitution of Chile, later amended after the departure of president Pinochet.
Who Were Born On 1980?
- February 7, 1980 – Richie Castellano, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Blue Öyster Cult)
- February 16, 1980 – Longineu W. Parsons III, French-American drummer (Yellowcard)
- March 15, 1980 – Freddie Bynum, American baseball player
- April 2, 1980 – Carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer
- April 7, 1980 – Tetsuji Tamayama, Japanese actor
- April 22, 1980 – Nicolas Douchez, French footballer
- April 26, 1980 – Channing Tatum, American actor and producer
- July 13, 1980 – Karolina Gruszka, Polish actress
- August 29, 1980 – Nicholas Tse, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor
- September 3, 1980 – Jennie Finch, American softball player