On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1980

Historical Events

  • Gower Champion's musical "42nd Street" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 3486 performances
  • Rangers pitcher Ferguson Jenkins arrested for possession of drugs

Famous Birthdays

  • Neal Musser, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Gower Champion, dancer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), dies at 60
1980 Highlights

About August 25, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

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