On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1980

Historical Events

  • MLB St. Louis Cardinals release outfielder Bobby Bonds

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President-elect Ronald Reagan appoints Jeanne Kirkpatrick (UN) & James Watt (Interior)

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Carmack, American actor, born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Martin Short (30) weds comic actress Nancy Dolman (29)


1980 Highlights

About December 22, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn