Today in History for 7th July 1980

Historical Events

Events 1 - 6 of 6

- Institution of sharia in Iran.
- Jim King completes riding Miracle Strip Roller coaster 368 hours
- Jineane Ford, (AZ) replaces S Weatherly (Miss Univ) as 29th Miss USA
- Larry Holmes TKOs Scott LeDoux in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
- Shawn Weatherly, of USA, crowned 29th Miss Universe
- The Safra massacre in Lebanon.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 5 of 5

- Dan Whitesides, American drummer (The Used)
- Deidre Downs, American beauty queen
- John Buck, American baseball player
- Kaisa Jouhki, Finnish vocalist (Battlelore)
- Michele Kwan, Torrance California, figure skater (Oly-94, Oly-silver-98)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Reginald Gardiner, actor (Great Dictator), dies at 77

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