On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1980

Historical Events

  • Yes performs its last concert at Madison Square Garden

Famous Birthdays

  • Hitomi Shimatani, Japanese pop singer, born in Kure, Japan
  • Pat Neshek, American baseball player, born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Tamika Mallory, American activist and founder of Mallory Consulting, born in New York City, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Wolfgang Gentner, German nuclear physicist, dies at 74
1980 Highlights

About September 4, 1980

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Upside Down - Diana Ross
  • UK #1 Song: Start - Jam