On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1980

Historical Events

  • Braves join every NL team with 1,000,000+ attendance for this season
  • Iraqi troops cross Iran's border, encircling Abadan

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniele Bennati, Italian professional road racing cyclist, born in Arezzo, Italy
  • Dean Canto, Australian racing driver (Supercars), born in Sydney, Australia
  • John Arne Riise, Norwegian footballer, born in Molde, Norway
  • Petri Pasanen, Finnish footballer, born in Lahti, Findland
1980 Highlights

About September 24, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 2 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra