January 1, 1980 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Chrysler UK renamed Talbot
  • International Decade of Water & Sanitation begins
  • Mob storms Russian embassy in Tehran
  • Premier Adbou Diouf becomes president of Senegal
  • Sweden changes order of succession to throne
  • Victoria is crowned princess of Sweden.

Deaths in History

  • Pietro Nenni, Italian politician (Socialists), dies at 88