|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|
- August 9 - Dedication of Chicago Illinois Temple by Gordon B. Hinckley.
- August 24 - Dedication of Johannesburg South Africa Temple by Gordon B. Hinckley.
- November 10 - Ezra Taft Benson becomes president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.