On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Jozef Pinkovski replaces Poland premier Babiuch

Famous Birthdays

  • Sonja Bennett, Canadian actress (Punch), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • Yootha Joyce, British actress (Man About the House, George and Mildred), dies of liver failure at 53