Historical Events on March 1, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 21st SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: LSU beats Kentucky, 80-78
  • 27th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Duke beats Maryland, 73-72
  • Commonwealth Trade Union Council established
  • Hilbert van der Duim becomes world champion all-round skater
  • Patti Smith & MC5 guitarist Fred Sonic Smith wed in Detroit
  • Snow falls in Florida
  • The US enacts the Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act as part of a compromise between the Carter Administration and the Congress over the decontrol of crude oil prices