On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 10th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:25:41.3
  • 11th NYC Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:09:41
  • St Louis Cards sack Balt Colt QBs an NFL record tying 12 times

Famous Birthdays

  • Cristian Chivu, Romanian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Marcello Caetano, last Portuguese prime minister of the Estado Novo regime (1968-1974), dies in exile of a heart attack at 74