Historical Events on October 10, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 4,500 die when a pair of earthquakes strikes NW Algeria
  • MLB American League Championship: Kansas City Royals beat New York Yankees, 3 games to 0
  • Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated
  • Yanks lose 4-2 & are swept by Royals in AL Championship series