On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1980

Historical Events

  • Harold Carmichael ends NFL streak of 127 consecutive game receptions

Famous Birthdays

  • Royce Ring, American baseball player, born in La Mesa, California

Famous Deaths

  • Marc Connelly, American playwright (One Minute Please), dies at 90
1980 Highlights

About December 21, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius