On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1980

Historical Events

  • Allen, most powerful hurricane in the Caribbean hits Brownsville, Tx

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Canadian Open Women's Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Richelieu Valley GC: Pat Bradley wins by 1 from JoAnn Carner for her first of 6 major titles

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Oak Hill CC: Jack Nicklaus wins 5th and final PGA C'ship by a convincing 7 strokes from Andy Bean


Famous Birthdays

  • Kaysar Ridha, Iraqi-American reality TV contestant
1980 Highlights

About August 10, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo