On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1980

Historical Events

  • Soyuz T-2 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station

Famous Birthdays

  • Sutee Suksomkit, Thai football player, born in Trat, Thailand
  • Yasser Latif Hamdani, Pakistani constitutional lawyer

Famous Deaths

  • Lauritz Lauritzen, German politician, dies at 70
1980 Highlights

About June 5, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini