Historical Events on January 18th, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Iran accepts US offer of $7.9 billion in frozen assets
  • Phil Smith and Phil Mayfield become the first two people to BASE jump from objects in all four categories (buildings, cliffs, bridges, antennae) after parachuting off a Houston skyscraper
  • Wendy O Williams arrested in Milwaukee for on-stage obscenity