What Happened on September 30, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1,754 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

A's Rickey Henderson sets AL stolen base record at 98 en route to 100

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Ethernet specifications published by Xerox working with Intel and Digital Equipment Corporation.

Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel Andrew Grove
Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel
Andrew Grove

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Iran rejects a truce call from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein

Iraqi President and Dictator Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President and Dictator
Saddam Hussein
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Camilla D'Errico, Canadian comic book artist and painter

Person of interestMartina Hingis

Martina Hingis, Swiss tennis player (5 Grand Slam singles titles), born in KoŇ°ice, Slovakia

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis