What Happened on March 27th, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Happy New Year" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • "Reggae" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • Elevator in Vaal Reef S Afr gold mine crash 1900m down (23 die)
  • Mount St Helens becomes active after 123 years
  • The Norwegian oil platform Alexander Kielland collapses in the North Sea, killing 123 of its crew of 212.