On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Dirk Kuyt, Dutch footballer
  • Kate Ryan [Katrien Verbeeck], Belgian pop singer-songriter, born in Tessenderlo, Belgium
  • Scott Dixon, New Zealand auto racer (IndyCar Drivers' champion 2003, 08, 13, 15, 18), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Tablo [Daniel Lee], Korean-Canadian hip-hop musician (Epik High), born in Seoul, South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Kaps [Abram PA Bongers], magician (world champ 1955), dies at 54
1980 Highlights

About July 22, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer