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  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 1980

    Jimmy Carter

    The 1980 United States presidential election

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 1980

    The 1980 United States presidential election was the 49th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on November 4, 1980. Republican nominee Ronald Reagan defeated incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter. Due to the rise of conservativism following Reagan's victory, some historians consider the election to be a realigning election that marked the start of the "Reagan Era".




  • Khorramshahr, Khuzestan Province, Iran
    Sunday Nov 9, 1980

    Iran–Iraq War

    Capturing the city of Khorramshahr

    Khorramshahr, Khuzestan Province, Iran
    Sunday Nov 9, 1980

    By 24 October, most of the city was captured, and the Iranians evacuated across the Karun River. Some partisans remained, and fighting continued until 10 November.




  • Iraq
    Friday Nov 28, 1980

    Iran–Iraq War

    Operation Morvarid

    Iraq
    Friday Nov 28, 1980

    On 28 November, Iran launched Operation Morvarid (Pearl), a combined air and sea attack which destroyed 80% of Iraq's navy and all of its radar sites in the southern portion of the country.




  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Sunday Nov 30, 1980

    Johan Cruyff

    Technical advisor

    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Sunday Nov 30, 1980

    After his spell in the U.S. and a short-lived stay in Spain, Cruyff returned to play in his homeland, rejoining Ajax on 30 November 1980 as "technical advisor" to trainer Leo Beenhakker, Ajax being eighth in the league table at the time after 13 games played. After 34 games, however, Ajax finished the 1980–81 season in second.




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