What Happened on July 15, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Johnny Bench hits his 314th HR as a catcher which breaks Yogi Berra's record

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra

Famous Birthdays

  • Jasper Pääkkönen, Finnish actor and film producer
  • Jonathan Cheechoo, professional ice hockey player
  • Reggie Abercrombie, professional baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie Jackson, comedian (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 84
  • Henri Martelli, composer, dies at 85