On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1980

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Kunz, Swiss composer, dies at 88
  • Katherine Emery, American actress (Maze, Isle of the Dead), dies at 73
  • Secondo Campini, Italian jet engine pioneer, dies at 75
1980 Highlights

About February 7, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius