On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1980

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ronald Reagan says he will submit to periodic medical tests

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Foote, American football linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Marco Bortolami, Italian rugby union player, born in Padua, Veneto, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Butlin, Founder of the brand of holiday venues known as Butlins (b. 1899)
  • Milburn Stone, American actor (Gunsmoke, Pickup on South Street), dies from a heart attack at 75
1980 Highlights

About June 12, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini