What happened this day in history October 10, 1980

What are the important events that happened on October 10, 1980? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 10, 1980: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 10, 1980 is the 284th day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 82 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 27, 1980 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 94,440 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectaoctacontatetragon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $6,211.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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October 10, 1980 Historical Events

  • 1980
    A magnitude 7.3 earthquake occurs in the Algerian town of El Asnam. 3.500 die and 300,000 are left homeless.

Who were born on October 10, 1980?

  • 1980
    Blaž Emeršič, Slovenian ice hockey player
  • 1980
    Casey FitzSimmons, American football player
  • 1980
    Elvis Hammond, Ghanaian footballer
  • 1980
    Sherine, Egyptian singer
  • 1980
    Tim Maurer, American singer (Suburban Legends)

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