What Happened on June 22, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Jim King begins riding Miracle Strip Roller coaster 368 hours
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II beatifies Kateri Tekakwitha, making him the 1st Native American to be beatified

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  • UEFA European Championship: West Germany defeat Belgium 2-1 in Rome