What Happened on November 3, 1980

Historical Events

  • After acquiring MLB's Oakland A's for $12.7m, Walter Haas Jr. appoints himself CEO; leads team to 4 AL West Divisional titles and 1989 World Series Championship
  • Ianford Wilson's "5th of July" premieres in NYC
  • Walter Hass Jr becomes CEO of Oakland A's
1980 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Andersen, Danish speedway rider (captain Denmark Speedway World Cup gold 2006, 08), born in Odense, Denmark
Born in 1980

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Hohl, writer, dies

About November 3, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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