On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1980

Historical Events

  • Bank of Canada's Canadian Currency Museum opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Ibrahim Maalouf, Lebanese-born French trumpeter, born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Shizuka Itō, Japanese voice actress (seiyū), born in Tokyo, Japan
1980 Highlights

About December 5, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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