December 31, 1980 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • A Jewish owned hotel in Nairobi Kenya is bombed killing 18
  • Senegal president Leopold Senghor resigns

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Marshall McLuhan, Canadian cultural philosopher, dies at 69

Philosopher of Communication Theory Marshall McLuhan
Philosopher of Communication Theory
Marshall McLuhan
  • Raoul Walsh, US director (High Sierra), dies at about 88