What Happened on December 5, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bank of Canada's Canadian Currency Museum opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Ibrahim Maalouf, Lebanese-born French trumpeter
  • Shizuka Ito, Japanese voice actress (seiyū)

Famous Deaths

  • Don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies