Historical Events on February 1, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 31st NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 123-120 at Richfield, Ohio

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Duke Ellington's musical "Sophisticated Ladies," premieres in NYC

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington
  • Dutch Antilles census is 231,932
  • French government accord sends 60 Mirage fighter jets to Iraq
  • NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 21-7
  • Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek
  • Trevor Chappell bowls underarm to Brian McKechnie, WSC Final MCG