On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1980

Historical Events

  • Train crash at Winsum, 9 die
  • US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Diam's [Mélanie Georgiades], French rapper, born in Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Shawn Riggans, American baseball player, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Toni Vilander, Finnish racing driver, born in Kankaanpää, Finland

Famous Deaths

  • Vladimir Vysotsky, Russian poet, singer, and actor (b. 1938)
1980 Highlights

About July 25, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo