On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Björn Wirdheim, Swedish racing driver, born in Växjö, Sweden
  • Johnny Borrell, English singer (Razorlight), born in Sutton, London

Famous Deaths

  • Woodrow Wilson "Red" Sovine, American country music singer, dies following a heart attack leading to a car crash at 62