What Happened on August 24, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • American Charles Chapman is 1st black to swim English Channel

MurderMurder of Interest

Mark David Chapman is sentenced to 20 yrs to life for John Lennon's murder

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Famous Birthdays

  • Chad Michael Murray, American actor
  • Jiro Wang Dong Cheng, Taiwanese singer, actor
  • Mercedes Scelba - Shorte, American model