On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1980

Historical Events

  • NY Yankee Dave Winfield becomes highest-paid player, 10 years $15M
  • Premier Queddei troops conquers Chad capital N'djamena
  • ZBZ Sangha registered after 5 yrs of administrative hassles in Warsaw

Famous Birthdays

  • Sergio Pizzorno, English guitarist (Kasabian)

Famous Deaths

  • Rudolph Cleveringa, Dutch anti-nazi lawyer and professor of Law at Leiden University, dies at 86
1980 Highlights

About December 15, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius