On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Metchnik, American actor (Stephen-Torkelsons), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Carlos Hern├índez, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Courtney Friel, presenter of World Poker Tour
  • Nicolas Douchez, French footballer

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJane Froman

Jane Froman, American singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), dies at 72

Singer Jane Froman
Singer
Jane Froman

1980 Highlights

About April 22, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus