What Happened on September 12, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Military coup under General Kenan Evren in Turkey

Famous Birthdays

  • Fernando Cesar de Souza, Brazilian footballer
  • Gus G., Greek guitarist (Firewind, Dream Evil)
  • Josef Vašíček, Czech ice hockey player
  • Sean Burroughs, American baseball player
  • Yao Ming, Chinese basketball player

Famous Deaths

  • Lillian Randolph, actress (Roots, Amos n Andy), dies at 65