On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

KC Royals' George Brett, batting avg reach .400

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett

Famous Birthdays

  • Athina Papayianni, Greek race walker, born in Preveza, Greece
  • Esteban Cambiasso, Argentine footballer, born in San Fernando Partido, Argentina
  • Jeremy Shockey, American football Tight End, born in Ada, Oklahoma
  • Preeti Jhangiani, Indian actress, born in Mumbai, India
  • Rob Nguyen, Australian racing driver, born in Brisbane, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Norman Cazden, composer, dies at 65