On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1980

Historical Events

  • NBC broadcasts NY Jets' 24-17 win over Dolphins without audio
  • USSR formally announces death of Alexei Kosygin

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashley Cole, English footballer, born in Stepney, London
  • Fitz Hall, English footballer, born in Leytonstone, London
  • Tony [Anthony da Silva], French-born Portuguese footballer, born in Le Creusot, France
1980 Highlights

About December 20, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius