Historical Events on August 19, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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George Brett ends hitting streak at 30

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • Saudi Arabian Lockhead Tristar crashes on landing at Riyadh, 301 die
  • Willy Russell's play "Educating Rita" premieres in London starring Julie Walters