On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1980

Historical Events

  • Police storm occupied Spanish embassy in Guatemala City, killing 41

Famous Birthdays

  • James Adomian, American actor, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Ryan Kienle, American bassist (Matchbook Romance), born in Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Tiffany Limos, American actress, born in Dallas, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • J P Duminy, cricket (30 runs at 5 & 1 wkt at 39 in 3 Test S Af), dies
1980 Highlights

About January 31, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years and 6 months
Leap Year: Yes

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