On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1980

Historical Events

NHL Record

Gordie Howe completes a record 26th NHL season

  • Post It Notes introduced

Famous Birthdays

  • Matthew Thomas Carey, American actor (Old School, The Banger Sisters), born in Denver, Colorado
1980 Highlights

About April 6, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries