On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1980

Historical Events


Sports record brokenNHL Record

Gordie Howe completes a record 26th NHL season

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • 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? 40 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries