On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1980

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

A's manager Billy Martin restrained by umpires from attacking a fan

Baseball Player and Manager Billy Martin
Baseball Player and Manager
Billy Martin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Announcement of US hostage rescue bungle in Iran

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter
  • Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Wayne Webb
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Alejandro Valverde, Spanish road racing cyclist, born in Las Lumbreras, Spain
  • Bruce Martin, New Zealand cricketer, born in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
  • Kazuhito Tadano, Japanese basaball player, born in Tokyo

Famous Deaths

  • Katia Mann, German actress and wife of German writer Thomas Mann, dies at 96
1980 Highlights

About April 25, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Anzac Day (Australia, New Zealand)

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus