What Happened on August 18, 1980

Historical Events

Sports History

KC Royals' George Brett, batting avg reach .400

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
Born in 1980

Famous Deaths

  • Norman Cazden, American composer, educator, and music theorist, dies at 65
1980 Highlights

About August 18, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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