1980

Pomona first with a new IBM 4331

1981

Exchange program with Nanjing University

1982

Frank Dining Hall completed
1982

1983

Mudd Science Library built
1983

1984

Coretta Scott King speaks on campus

1985

48th straight SCIAC win in women's basketball

1986

Pomona's first dye laser
1986

1987

Pomona celebrates centennial year

1988

College adopts new College mark
1988

1989

Rains Center Built
1989
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1980

U.S. boycotts Moscow Olympics

1981

MTV launched on cable

1982

First CDs released

1983

First American woman in space

1984

Apple introduces Macintosh computer

1985

Wreck of the Titanic discovered

1986

Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine

1987

Chrysler buys American Motors

1988

Iran-Iraq War ends

1989

Fall of the Berlin Wall