|Centuries:||19th century - 20th century - 21st century|
|Decades:||1950s 1960s 1970s - 1980s - 1990s 2000s 2010s|
|Years:||1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989|
- April 7 - Russell M. Nelson called amd sustained as an apostle by Spencer W. Kimball
- April 7 - Dallin H. Oaks called and sustained as an apostle by Spencer W. Kimball
- September 20 - Dedication of Sydney Australia Temple by Gordon B. Hinckley.
- September 25 - Dedication of Manila Philippines Temple by Gordon B. Hinckley.
- January 11 - Mark E. Peterson dies in Salt Lake City, Utah.