On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1980

Historical Events

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

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? 40 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus