What Happened on February 2, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • FBI releases details of Abscam, a sting operation that targeted 31 elected & public officials for bribes for political favors

Famous Birthdays

  • Gucci Mane, African-American rapper
  • Oleguer Presas, Spanish football player
  • Teddy Hart [Edward Annis], Canadian professional wrestler, born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • William H Stein, US biochemist (Nobel 1972), dies at 68