On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1980

Historical Events

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

Sports History

PGA Seniors' 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
1980 Highlights

About December 7, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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