On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1980

Historical Events

  • Ice Dance Championship at Dortmund West Germany won by Regoczy & Sallay
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Dortmund won by Cherkasova & Shakhrai (USSR)
  • Polish airliner crash kills all 87 aboard (22 are US amateur boxers)
  • Worlds Ladies' Figure Skating Champ in Dortmund won by Anett Potzsch

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Brown, British/English footballer
  • Ben Herring, New Zealand rugby union footballer
  • Matteo Grassotto, Italian racing driver
  • Mercedes McNab, Canadian-born actress

Famous Deaths

  • Mohammad Hatta, Indonesian politician (b. 1902)
1980 Highlights

About March 14, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces