On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1980

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Trevor Moore, American actor and comedian (The Whitest Kids U' Know), born in Montclair, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Luella Gear, American actress (Joe & Mabel), dies at 82
1980 Highlights

About April 3, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries