On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • University adm declares 5 Pac-10 schools ineligible for conference titles and post-season play due to transcript and curriculum abuses

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Collins, Welsh footballer
  • Wilber Pan, American/Taiwanese singer

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player, dies at 66