On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1980

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

40th hat trick in Islander history-Mike Bossy

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) comes to power, winning the parliamentary election in Zimbabwe, making Mugabe Zimbabwe's first black prime minister

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwean President
Robert Mugabe

Famous Birthdays

  • Arash Markazi, American sportswriter
  • Jack Hannahan, American baseball player
  • Jung Da Bin, South Korean actress (d. 2007)
  • Omar Bravo, Mexican footballer
1980 Highlights

About March 4, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces