On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1980

Historical Events

  • Battle between police and demonstrators in Capetown, 34 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Adel Abdulaziz, Emiratie football player
  • Dante Robinson, American football player
  • Jason White, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2003; unanimous All-American 2003, U of Oklahoma), born in Tuttle, Oklahoma
  • Lauren Lee Smith, Canadian actress
1980 Highlights

About June 19, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini