Today in History for 3rd August 1981

Day of Week: Monday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- 13,000 Air Traffic Controllers (PATCO) begin their strike; US President Ronald Reagan offers ultimatum to workers: 'if they do not report for work within 48 hours, they have forfeited their jobs and will be terminated'
- France performs nuclear test in Pacific
- Senegalese opposition parties, under the leadership of Mamadou Dia, launch the Antiimperialist Action Front-Suxxali Reew Mi.

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Robert Peci, Italian brother of Red Brigade leader, murdered

<< Year 1980

Year 1982 >>

Search On this Day in History

Day  Month  Year  Type