What Happened on January 10, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • El Salvador guerrilla group FMLN opens "general offensive"
  • John Severin sets 100-mi unicycle speed record, 9 h 21 m

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Joo, Korean-American singer

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Singer James Brown (47) divorces Deidre Jenkins after 10 years of marriage

Singer James Brown
James Brown

Famous Deaths

  • Fawn M. Brodie, American historian (b. 1915)
  • Richard Boone, actor (Paladin-Have Gun Will Travel), dies at 63