On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1980

Historical Events

  • Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts minister Van Agts abortion laws
  • IRA's Sean McKenna becomes critically ill, ends hunger strike
  • Vietnam adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera, American singer ("Genie in a Bottle"; "What a Girl Wants"), and TV personality (The Voice, 2011-16), born in Staten Island, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Alexei N Kosygin, Soviet PM (1964-80), suffers heart attack at 76
1980 Highlights

About December 18, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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