What Happened on June 22, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Jim King begins riding Miracle Strip Roller coaster 368 hours

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Pope John Paul II beatifies Kateri Tekakwitha, making her the 1st Native American to be beatified

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  • UEFA European Championship Final: Horst Hrubesch scores a double as Germany beats Belgium 2-1 in Rome