On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1980

Historical Events

  • NASA launches Intelsat V satellite, no. 502

Famous Birthdays

  • Ehren Wassermann, American baseball player, born in Sylacauga, Alabama
  • Steve Lovell, British footballer (Dundee), born in Amersham, England
1980 Highlights

About December 6, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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