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  • Texas, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 1, 1980

    Juneteenth

    Officially made a state holiday

    Texas, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 1, 1980

    The bill passed through the Texas Legislature in 1979 and was officially made a state holiday on January 1, 1980.




  • India
    Wednesday Jan 2, 1980

    Indira Gandhi

    The 1980 Elections

    India
    Wednesday Jan 2, 1980

    Before the 1980 elections Gandhi approached the then Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, Syed Abdullah Bukhari and entered into an agreement with him on the basis of 10-point programme to secure the support of the Muslim votes. In the elections held in January, Congress returned to power with a landslide majority.




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