What Happened on October 25, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 11th NYC Women's Marathon won by Allison Roe in 2:25:29
  • 12th NYC Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:08:13
  • 200,000 demonstrate in Brussel against cruise missile
  • Allison Roe (2:25:29) & Alberto Salazar (2:08:13) win NYC marathon

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Steinbrenner scuffles with 2 fans in a hotel elevator

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner

Famous Birthdays

  • Austin Winkler, American lead vocalist (Hinder)
  • Jerome Isaac Jones, American singer
  • Shaun Wright-Phillips, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Ariel Durant, US author (Story of Civilization), dies at 83