On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1980

Historical Events

  • Signature of the Montevideo Treaty establishing the Latin American Integration Association.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominique Swain, American actress
  • Jade Villalon, American singer/songwriter
  • Maggie Lawson, American actress
  • Matt Thiessen, Canadian-American musician (Relient K)
1980 Highlights

About August 12, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo