On This Day

September 18, 1980 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Royals Willie Wilson steals AL-record 28 consecutive base
  • Soyuz 38 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Cuban) to Salyut 6 space station

Deaths in History

  • Katherine Anne Porter, American writer (Ship of Fools), dies at 90
1980 in History