What Happened on September 6, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

100th Women's U.S. Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Hana Mandlikova (5-7, 6-1, 6-1)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Hana Mandlikova
  • Chantal Langlace sets women's record for fastest 100K run (7h27m22s)
  • Macalaster U of St Paul, Minn beating Mount Senario 17-14
  • Susan Powell (Okla), 21, crowned 53rd Miss America 1981
  • US College football longest losing streak of 50 games ends for Macalester College (St. Paul)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jillian Hall, American professional wrestler
  • Joseph Yobo, Nigerian footballer
  • Samuel Peter, Nigerian heavyweight boxer
  • Yuji Hamano, Japanese archer

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

81st Prime Minister of UK Theresa May (23) weds investment banker Philip May at the Church of St Mary the Virgin in Wheatley, Oxfordshire

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May