What Happened on December 12, 1980

Historical Events

  • Apple makes its initial public offering on the US stock market - 38 years later it would become the first US company valued at over $1 trillion
  • US's copyright law amended to include computer programs

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Lesage, Canadian politician (19th Premier of Quebec), dies at 68
1980 Highlights

About December 12, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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