What Happened on December 4, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Islanders end 15 game undefeated streak (13-0-2) (Col Rockies)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Two months after death of drummer John Bonham, Led Zeppelin announces they will disband

Drummer John Bonham
John Bonham

Famous Birthdays

  • Michele Di Piedi, Italian footballer, born in Palermo, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco Sá Carneiro, 109th Prime Minister of Portugal, dies at 46
  • Stanislawa Walasiewicz [Stella Walsh], Polish-born American sprinter (Olympic gold 1932), dies shot during an armed robbery, at 69