What Happened on July 23, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya

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River of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter
  • Soyuz 37 ferries 2 cosmonauts (1 Vietnamese) to Salyut 6

Famous Birthdays

  • Michelle Williams, American singer (Destiny's Child)

Famous Deaths

  • Mollie Steimer, anarchist agitator and American political prisoner (b. 1897)
  • Sarto Fournier, Mayor of Montreal (b. 1908)