What Happened On 24th February 1980 In History
February 24th (1980) was a Sunday. It's the 52nd day of the year (53rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 313 days left to the end of the year.
Historical Events for 24th February, 1980
- » The United States Ice hockey at the Olympic Games named Olympic Hockey team completes their Miracle on Ice by defeating Finland 4-2 to win the gold medal.
Famous Birthdays on February 24 in 1980
- » Anton Maiden, Swedish singer (d. 2003)
- » Shinsuke Nakamura, Japanese wrestler and mixed martial artist
- » Roman Sludnov, Russian swimmer
February 24th Holidays in History
- » Christian feast day:
- » Æthelberht of Kent
- » Lindel Tsen and Paul Sasaki (Anglican Church of Canada)
- » Modest (bishop of Trier)
- » Sergius of Cappadocia
- » February 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- » Dragobete (Romania)
- » Flag Day in Mexico e.g Flag Day (Mexico)
- » Independence Day (Estonia) e.g Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Estonia from the Russian Empire in 1918; the Soviet period is considered to have been an illegal annexation.