Historical Events on January 2, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

68th Men's Australian Open: Guillermo Vilas beats John Sadri (7-6, 6-3, 6-2)

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Guillermo Vilas
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Guillermo Vilas
  • 68th Women's Australian Open: Barbara Jordan beats Sharon Walsh (6-3, 6-3)
  • British Steel workers go on a national strike