Historical Events on October 8, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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After playing two shows at the Madison Square Garden, Bob Marley collapsed in Central Park while jogging, brought to Sloan-Kettering Hospital

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • British Leyland starts selling Mini Metro
  • USSR & Syria sign peace treaty
  • USSR performs nuclear test