What Happened on July 4, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Nolan Ryan (Houston Astros) fans Reds' Cesar Geronimo to become 4th pitcher to 3,000 MLB strikeouts

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan

Famous Birthdays

  • Max Elliott Slade, American film actor
  • Muhammad Ali Hasan, American filmmaker

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Grevisse, Belgian grammarian (b. 1895)