On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1980

Historical Events

  • Soyuz T-3 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station, launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Yardy, English cricketer

Famous Weddings

Harold Pinter

British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (50) marries 2nd wife British writer and historian Antonia Frazer (48)

Playwright Harold Pinter
Harold Pinter

Famous Deaths

  • F. Burrall Hoffman, American architect (b. 1882)
1980 Highlights

About November 27, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Thanksgiving (United States)

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