The year 1980 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1980 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1980 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
08 MayThe World Health Organization announced the elimination of smallpox (smallpox).
01 JuneThe cable news network CNN) began airing the television network for the first time.
18 JuneShakuntala Devi multiplied the two 13 digit numbers and gave the correct answer in 28 seconds.
23 JuneIndira Gandhi's son Sanjay Gandhi dies in a plane crash.
27 June81 killed in Italian plane crash in Terihins Sea.
07 JulySharia law came into force in Iran.
30 JulyThe country of Vanuato received independence.
22 SeptemberThe ongoing border conflict between Iran and Iraq transformed into a war.
18 OctoberThe first Himalayan car rally was flagged off from Brabourne Stadium in Bombay (now Mumbai).
26 OctoberIsraeli President Yitzhak Nawon became the first Israeli President to visit Egypt.
23 November2600 people died due to earthquake in Italy.
02 AugustThe suicide bombings took place in Italy, in which 85 people died.
12 DecemberThe US changed the copyright law to include computer programs.
02 JanuaryThe strike at the national level was the first defeat in fifty years by employees working at the British Steel Corporation plant.
07 JanuaryThree years after the Emergency, Indira Gandhi returned to power with an overwhelming majority.
17 JanuaryNASA launches FLATTSCOM-3.
21 JanuaryUS President Jimmy Carter announced boycott of Moscow Olympics.
25 JanuaryThe famous philanthropist Mother Teresa was awarded the Bharat Ratna.
22 FebruaryThe declaration of military rule in Afghanistan was announced.
03 MarchPierre Tridieu was sworn in as Prime Minister of Canada for the second time.
16 AprilThe US conducted a nuclear test in Nevada.
26 JanuaryIsrael and Egypt establish diplomatic relations
13 FebruaryThe Winter Olympics were played in Lake Placid New York.
03 MarchPierre Trudeau takes over as Prime Minister of Canada.
14 AprilIron Maiden's first self-titled album Iron Maiden was published.
26 May2,000 protesters were killed by South Korean military government forces and pro-democracy protesters.
01 JuneThe first 24-hour news channel, Cable News Network (CNN) was launched.
19 JulyFormer Turkish Prime Minister Niht Erim was killed by 2 gunmen in Istanbul, Turkey.
02 August85 people were killed and over 200 injured in a terrorist bombing at a railway station in Bologna city, Italy
26 SeptemberThe terrorist attack in the city of Octoburfest killed 13 people and injured 211.
15 OctoberJames Callaghan resigned as leader of the British Labor Party.
21 NovemberThe fire at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip killed 85 people.
08 DecemberMark David Chapman shot John Lennon outside his apartment in New York City.
27 JanuaryWith the assistance of Canadian government officials, six American diplomats who had avoided capture in the Iran hostage crisis escaped to Zurich, Switzerland.
22 FebruaryAt the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, the United States ice hockey team defeated the Soviet Union in an unlikely victory that became known as the Miracle on Ice.
01 MarchCommonwealth Trade Union Council, CTUC has been established.
01 MarchHilbert van der Duim has become world champion and became the all-round skater.
04 MarchRobert Mugabe of the Zimbabwe African National Union waselected to head the first government in Zimbabwe.
21 MarchDallas airs its "A House Divided" episode, which sparks international speculation about who shot JR
27 MarchNelson Bunker Hunt and his brother failed in their attempt to turn the world market into silver, causing a panic on the commodity and futures exchanges.
08 AprilIslander Potwin's 2 shorthand goals tie NHL Record vs. Kings and set NHL2 short hand playoff goals in the 1 period.
12 AprilTerry Fox submerged his artificial legs into the Atlantic Ocean in St. John, Newfoundland and Labrador, and running its own 'Marathon of Hope' towards the Pacific Ocean in Vancouver, British Columbia to raise funds across Canada for cancer research. Start
05 MaySix days after the British Special Air Service was seized by the Iranian Arab separatists, the Iranian embassy attacked.
08 MayThe World Health Organization officially announced the abolition of smallpox on 8 May 1980. Chickenpox was considered the most devastating infectious disease, which is caused by Variola major or variola minor. This is the only disease that has been erased all over the world.
17 MaySouth Korean Army General Chun Do-Hawan expanded martial law across the country on 17 May 1980 and seized the government's control. He later became the President of South Korea on 1 September 1980.
17 MayOn the eve of Peru's general election, the Maoistguriilla Group Shining Path started a polling place in the city of Catchchi, Ayachuko, starting Peru's internal conflict.
18 MayStratovolkano Mount Saint Helens torn on 18 May 1980 in Skemania, Washington. It is counted as the most economically disastrous volcanic phenomenon in American history, killing 57 people. It also destroyed 250 houses, 47 bridges, 24 km railway, 298 km highways.
18 MayStratovolcano Mount Saint Hallens exploded, 57 people killed in the southern Washington state, hundreds of square miles dropped into barren land and damaged more than US $ 1 billion.
22 MayThe Arcade Game PAC Man was released by Namko on 22 May 1980. It is one of the most famous arcade games and one of the highest grossing video games of all time.
22 MayPAC-Man, an arcade game that became a symbol of the popular culture of the 1980s, made his debut in Japan.
01 JuneCable News Network (CNN) begins broadcasting. Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel, owned by Time Warner Turner Broadcasting System Division. The 24-hour cable news channel was established in 1980 by the American media proprietor Ted Turner.
01 JuneCNN was launched as the first television network to provide 24 -hour television news coverage.
14 JuneLatch Walsa and her colleagues started the strikes at the Dansk Shipyard, after which solidaritovments were established in Poland.
05 JulySwedish tennis player Byorn Borg won his fifth Wimbledon final and became the first male player to win the championship in the Ena round five times.
24 JulyAt the Moscow Olympics, Australia's confidence -confident team won the gold medal in the men's 4 x 100 meter medlel, the only time when the United States, who was boycotting these games, has not won this competition at the Olympic level. .
31 JulyU.S.S.R has conducted a nuclear test at Semi-Palletisk in East Kazakhstan, U.S.S.R, this test has emphasized the country and its progress.
02 AugustA terrorist bomb blast occurred at Italy's Central Station Bologna, killing 85 people and injured more than 200.
14 AugustLatch Walsa and her colleagues started the strikes at the Dansk Shipyard, after which solidaritovments were established in Poland.
17 AugustThe two -month -old Australian Azaria Chamberlane was taken from his family's camp by a dingo from Ularu, for which his mother would be convicted of murder.
05 SeptemberSt. Gothdard Tunnel (internal picture) opened Inswepers as the world's longest highway tunnel on 24.51 km (15.3miles) spread from Goschan to Erolo.
11 SeptemberThe famous Marlborough diamond was stolen from Johri in London during the daylight robbery in the store.
17 SeptemberPolish Trade Union Solidarity was established as the first dependent labor union in the Soviet-Block country.
24 SeptemberIraqi aircraft have bombed Iran's Kharg Island crude oil export terminal. Currently it is burning out of control, producing huge amounts of smoke and debris. The war is about sovereignty on the lower access to the Shaatt-al-Arab waterway. It demarcates the border between Iraq and Iran.
26 SeptemberAfghanistan's Marxist rule and its protector are improvement in security in Kabul. This is in response to a new wave of terrorist attacks led by the anti -Moslem communist tribe. The terrorist group also launched a successful attack on a power station by the rebels earlier this week.
27 SeptemberThe fight between the world's two largest oil producing countries has intensified. Western economies, who strongly rely on oil, have started feeling worried. Although they are not yet in a terror because most of the Western countries have large reserves.
30 SeptemberIran continued bombing oil installations in Baghdad, as Iraq's planes bombed the oil refineries in the Persian Gulf.
25 OctoberAction on the Hague Convention on Civil aspects of The International Child kidnapping, a multilateral treaty to return a child mercilessly, which provides an involuntary method, was concluded in the Hague.
20 NovemberDue to an oil stage drilling accident, the lake peigneur to U.S. To migrate to a salt mine under Louisiana state, which makes whirlpools suck the entire material of the lake.
21 NovemberMore than 83 million people gave Dallas 'TV episodes' Hu Done It 'to' Hu R J.
02 DecemberAmerican missionaries Maur Clarke, Jean Donovan, Ieta Ford and Dorothy Kajel were assassinated by a military death squad in Al Salvador.
04 DecemberThe English rock group was officially dissolved by Zepelin.
24 DecemberWitnesses reported that the unexplained lights were seen several times in the sky near RAF Woodbridge in Randleshm Forest, Safok, England.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1980 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
18 JulyThe completely Indian-made satellite 'Rohini-1' was placed in the Earth's orbit.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1980 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
03 JulyHarbhajan Singh / Player / India
01 DecemberMohammad Kaif / Politician / India
01 JanuaryVidya Balan / Actress / India
03 JulyHarbhajan Singh / Cricketer / India
03 JulyHarbhajan Singh / Player / India
04 MarchKamalini Mukherjee / Actress / India
04 MarchRohan Bopanna / Tennis Player / India
05 AprilCarolina Moraes / Football Player / India
05 JulyZayed Khan / Actor / India
07 NovemberKarthik / Writer / India
07 FebruaryPrachi Shah / Actress / India
08 FebruaryJaideep Ahlawat / Actor / India
08 OctoberRajesh Sharma / Politician / India
10 MayYogendra Singh Yadav / Soldier / India
13 SeptemberViren Rasquinha / Hockey Player / India
14 DecemberJuhi Parmar / Actress / India
20 AprilArin Paul / Writer / India
20 JulyGracy Singh / Actress / India
21 SeptemberKareena Kapoor / Actress / India
21 JanuaryKim Sharma / Actress / India
27 MayMukesh Chhabra / Actor / India

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