On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1980

Historical Events

  • 1st-class debut of Mike Whitney, NSW v Qld (2-52 & 1-39)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alessandro Piccolo, Italian racing driver
  • Ekaterina Gamova, Russian volleyball player
1980 Highlights

About October 17, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra