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 (Battlestar Galatica), born in Portland, Oregan
  • Manuel Ortega, Austrian singer, born in Steyregg, Austria
1980 Highlights

About April 8, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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