Historical Events on March 31, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Larry Holmes TKOs Leroy Jones in 8 for WBC heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Mike Weaver KOs John Tate in 15 for WBA heavyweight boxing title

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Jimmy Carter deregulates banking industry

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter
  • The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific railroad operates its final train after being ordered to liquidate its assets due to bankruptcy and debt owed to creditors.