On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1980

Historical Events

  • "Tintypes" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 93 performances
  • McCosker (168) & Dyson (152) make 319 opening stand cricket, NSW v WA
  • Soviet PM Nikolai Tichonov succeeds Alexei Kosygin, due to illness

Famous Birthdays

  • Jade Davidson, Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Pedro Liriano, Dominican baseball player
1980 Highlights

About October 23, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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