What Happened on July 27, 1980

Historical Events

  • Palestinian throws hand grenade on Jewish children in Antwerp, 1 dead

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Davis, Australian cyclist, born in Ipswich, Queensland
  • Dolph Ziggler [Nicholas Theodore Nemeth], American professional wrestler, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jessi Combs, American auto racer, television personality (women’s land speed class record [4 wheels] 2013, 16), born in Rockerville, South Dakota (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

Mohammad Reza PahlaviMohammad Reza Pahlavi (1919-1980)

last Shah of Iran (Persia) (1941-79), dies in Cairo of splenomegaly at 60

1980 Highlights

About July 27, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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