On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1980

Historical Events

Hall of Fame

Al Kaline, Duke Snider, Chuck Klein and Tom Yawkey are inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

  • XXII Summer Olympic Games close in Moscow, Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandan Schieppati, American singer (Bleeding Through), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Dominic Moore, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
1980 Highlights

About August 3, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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