What Happened on April 2, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Wayne Gretzky becomes 1st teenager to score 50 goals in a season

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Fleming, English news reporter
  • Carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer
  • Ricky Hendrick, NASCAR driver and owner (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Howorth, cricketer (England slow lefty all-rounder late 40's), dies