On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1980

Historical Events

  • Islander Potvin's 2 shorthanded goals tie NHL record vs Kings & set NHL rec of 2 shorthanded playoff goals in 1 period

Famous Birthdays

  • Katee Sackhoff, American actress
  • Manuel Ortega, Austrian singer
1980 Highlights

About April 8, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries