Historical Events on May 18, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Belgium 3rd government of Martens forms
  • Donna White wins LPGA Coca-Cola Golf Classic
  • Fernando Belaunde Terry elected president of Peru
  • Gwangju Massacre: Students in Gwangju, South Korea begin demonstrations, calling for democratic reforms
  • Mount St Helens blows its top in Washington State, 60 die
  • People's Republic of China launches 1st intercontinental rocket