What Happened on March 2, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Aircraft hijacked by 3 Pakistani terrorists

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Discovery of minor planet 5020 Asimov, named after sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov

Author, Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov
Author, Biochemistry Professor
Isaac Asimov
  • Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWDC in Washington, D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryce Dallas Howard, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Janear Hines, actress (Roberta-Julia), dies at 30