Historical Events on November 4, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Islanders start 15 game undefeated streak (13-0-2)
  • Libyan invasion in Chad

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Republican candidate Ronald Reagan is elected President of the United States, defeating incumbent Democrat US President Jimmy Carter by a landslide

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter
  • Sadaharu Oh, 40, pro-baseball's all-time HR run king with 868, retires
  • Steve Carlton wins 3rd NL Cy Young Awards