On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1980

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Brett is forced out of World Series with hemorrhoids

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Lawrence R Klein

Famous Birthdays

  • Siiri Nordin, Finnish singer (Killer)
  • Tom Boonen, Belgian cyclist

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Rod Taylor (50) weds Carol Kikumura

Actor Rod Taylor
Rod Taylor

Famous Deaths

  • Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek footballer and volleyball player (b. 1896)
  • Mikhail Lavrentyev, Russian hydrodynamicist and mathematician, dies at 79
1980 Highlights

About October 15, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra