October 24, 1980 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Iraqi troops occupies Khorramshar
  • Polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity

Birthdays in History

  • Zac Posen, American fashion designer

Deaths in History

  • Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30