On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1980

Historical Events

  • Expos Bill Gullickson, sets rookie record of striking out 18
  • Peter Comita replaces Tom Peterson of Cheap Trick

Famous Birthdays

  • Timothy Goebel, American figure skater (first to land quadruple salchow jump; Olympic bronze 2002; World C'ship silver 2002, 03), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • [Michael] Mikey Way, American musician (My Chemical Romance), born in Kearny, New Jersey
1980 Highlights

About September 10, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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