On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1980

Historical Events

  • 8 Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoners escape from Crumlin Road Gaol in Belfast using handguns smuggled into prison

Famous Birthdays

  • Francelino Matuzalem, Brazilian footballer
  • Jessica Di Cicco, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Denys Morkel, South African cricketer (batsman scored 663 runs 1927-32), dies
1980 Highlights

About June 10, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini