On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Baksh, Canadian guitarist (Sum 41), born in Ajax, Ontario

Person of interestJacinda Ardern

Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand (2017-present), born in Hamilton, New Zealand

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand Prime Minister
Jacinda Ardern
  • Lee Dong-gun, South Korean actor, born in Gangnam District, Seoul
  • Mat Shaw, American pop singer (Mat and Savanna), and real estate agent, born in California

Famous Deaths

  • Allen Hoskins, American child actor (Our Gang), dies of cancer at 59
  • Ibn-e-Safi, Pakistani fiction writer and Urdu poet, dies at 52
1980 Highlights

About July 26, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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