What Happened On 24th January 1980 In History

January 24th (1980) was a Thursday. It's the 23rd day of the year (24th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 342 days left to the end of the year.

Famous Birthdays on January 24 in 1980

  • » Rocky Boiman, American football player
  • » Yamandu Costa, Brazilian guitarist and composer
  • » Nicole Marie Lenz, American model and actress
  • » Rebecca Romero, English cyclist and rower

January 24th Famous Deaths for 1980

  • » Lil Dagover, Dutch-German actress (b. 1887)

January 24th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Cadoc (Wales)
  • » St. Francis de Sales or Francis de Sales
  • » January 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Li Tim-Oi (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » St. Timothy and St. Titus, Apostolic men, (commemoration, Anglicanism)
  • » Earliest day on which Saturday of Souls can fall, while February 27 (or 28 during Leap Year) is the latest; observed 57 days before Easter. (Eastern Orthodox)
  • » Feast of Our Lady of Peace (Roman Catholic Church), and its related observances:
  • » 'Feria de Alasitas' (La Paz)
  • » First day of the Sementivae, in honor of Ceres (Roman mythology) called Ceres and Gaia (mythology) called Terra (Roman Empire)

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World History for the 24th January