On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1980

Famous Birthdays

  • Fernando Gonz├ílez, Chilean tennis player
  • Rachel Miner, American actress
  • Ryan Braun, Canadian baseball player (Los Angeles Angels), born in Kitchener, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Tausinger, Romanian-Czech violist and composer, dies at 58
1980 Highlights

About July 29, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo