On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1980

Historical Events

  • Dutch embassy in Israel moves from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 15th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $31,103,787

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
  • Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope ends in Thunder Bay, Ontario with Fox unable to continue because of illness

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Riggott, English footballer
  • Sammy Adjei, Ghanaian footballer
1980 Highlights

About September 1, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Labor Day (United States), Labour Day (Canada)

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo