What Happened on September 25, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Chevy Chase calls Cary Grant a homo on Tomorrow show (suit follows)
  • Jerry Mumphrey joins Ozzie Smith, & Gene Richards to steal 50 bases this year for Padres
  • The first congress of the Democratic Youth Organization of Afghanistan held in Kabul.
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • T.I., American rapper

Famous Deaths

  • Earl Curry, American religious author (b. 1890)
  • John Bonham, English pop drummer (Led Zeppelin), overdoses at 32
  • Lewis Milestone, Moldovan film director (b. 1895)
  • Marie Under, Estonian author and poet (b. 1883)