What Happened on August 23, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Charlie Finley sells A's for $127M to Haas (owners of Levi Strauss)

Famous Birthdays

  • Denny Bautista, Dominican baseball player
  • Rex Grossman, American football player

Famous Deaths

  • Norman Shelley, English radio actor (Churchill's Speech), dies at 77