On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Polish railway workers block railway to Russia

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Ronald Reagan nominated for US President by Republicans in Detroit

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Scott, Australian golfer (US Masters 2013), born in Adelaide, South Australia

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Five-time Grammy Award singer Donna Summer (31) weds award winning arranger Bruce Sudano (31) in Los Angeles, California

Singer Donna Summer
Donna Summer

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Brackman, American artist, dies at 81