On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 69th Davis Cup: Czechoslovakia beats Italy in Prague (4-1)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Senior PGA Championship Men's Golf, Turnberry Isle CC: Arnold Palmer wins with a birdie on the 1st playoff hole against Paul Harney

Famous Birthdays

  • John Terry, English soccer defender (78 caps; Chelsea), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Darby Crash, American Punk rocker (Germs), dies of an overdose at 22