What Happened on January 22, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 40th Islander shut-out opponent-3-0 vs Red Wings-Billy Smith 15th
  • O A "Bum" Phillips becomes head coach of New Orleans Saints

Famous Birthdays

  • Beverley Mitchell, American actress
  • Ibrahima Sonko, French footballer
  • Willa Ford, American singer

Famous Deaths

  • Fannie Thomas, US, dies at 113
  • Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist (b. 1903)