What Happened on December 2, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Fernando Valenzuela (Dodgers) wins NL Rookie of the Year
  • Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, opens at 11:30 AM
  • Spanish government requests membership of NATO

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Britney Spears, Kentwood, Louisiana, singer and popstar ("Baby One More Time," "Oops! ...I did it again" and "I'm A Slave 4 U")

Pop Star Britney Spears
Pop Star
Britney Spears
  • Danijel Pranjić, Croatian football player plays for SC Heerenveen

Famous Deaths

  • Hershy Kay, composer, dies at 62
  • Nicolaas "Cola" Debrot, gov of Dutch Antilles (1962-70), dies at 79
  • Wallace K[irkman] Harrison, US architect (UN), dies at 86