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1980 was a year:

Events

  • 23 March – A nuclear power referendum is held in Sweden.
  • 13–24 February – The Olympic Winter Games are held in Lake Placid, New York, USA.
  • 22 June: West Germany wins the UEFA European Championship by defeating Belgium, 2–1 in the final game at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, Italy.[1]
  • 19 July–3 August – The Olympic Winter Games are held in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.
  • 1 August – Vigdís Finnbogadóttir becomes President of Iceland.[2]
  • 4 November – Ronald Reagan is elected President of the USA.[3]

Births

Deaths

  • 4 May – Josip Broz (born 7 May 1892), Yugoslavian Politician. President of Yugoslavia 1953–1980.[4][5]

References

  1. "European Championship 1980" (in English). RSSSF. http://www.rsssf.com/tables/80e.html. Retrieved 21 June 2021. 
  2. "Iceland" (in English). World Statesmen. https://www.worldstatesmen.org/Iceland.htm. Retrieved 8 April 2020. 
  3. "Reagan beats Carter in landslide" (in English). BBC. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/november/4/newsid_3192000/3192279.stm. Retrieved 8 April 2020. 
  4. "The legacy of Yugoslavia's Marshal Tito" (in English). BBC. 26 April 2010. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8636034.stm. Retrieved 8 April 2020. 
  5. "Yugoslavia" (in English). World Statesmen. https://www.worldstatesmen.org/Serbia.html#Yugoslavia. Retrieved 5 July 2020. 
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