On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Charlie & Algernon" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • Australian Williams driver Alan Jones clinches his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by winning the Canadian Grand Prix at Île Notre-Dame Circuit
  • Carl Sagan's 13 part "Cosmos" premieres on PBS
  • Jaromir Wagner is 1st to fly Atlantic standing on wing