What Happened on October 8, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Ronald Reagan greets predecessors Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon before sending them to Egypt for Anwar Sadat's funeral

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter
38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford
President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate Anwar Sadat
President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate
Anwar Sadat
  • USAC appeals panel restores disputed Indy 500 victory to Bobby Unser

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Juliana Edenia Antonia, of Netherlands
  • Raffi Torres, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Ruby [Rania Hussein Muhammad Tawfiq], Egyptian singer (Do You Know Why) and actress (The BabyDoll Night), born in Cairo, Egypt