On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1980

Historical Events

  • Biggest MLB crowd in 7 years, 73,096 watch Indians beat NY Yankees, 7-0 at Cleveland Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Harbhajan Singh, Indian cricket spin bowler (103 Tests, 417 wickets), born in Jalandhar, India
  • Olivia Munn, American actress (The Newsroom: X-Men: Apocalypse), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Roland Mark Schoeman, South African swimmer, born in Pretoria, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • James "Buster" Bennett, American blues saxophonist and blues shouter, dies at 66
1980 Highlights

About July 3, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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