On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1980

Historical Events

  • Willard Scott becomes the weather forcaster on the Today Show

Famous Deaths

  • Herman Tarnower, doctor (Scarsdale Diet), killed by Jean Harris
  • Melville Henry Cane, American lawyer and poet (Making a Poem), dies at 100
1980 Highlights

About March 10, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces