December 11, 1981 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Argentine president/gen Roberto Viola flees
  • El Mozote massacre: Salvadoran armed forces kill an estimated 900 civilians in an anti-guerrilla campaign during the country's civil war.
  • Spacelab I arrives at Kennedy Space Center
  • UN Secrity Council choses Javier Pérez de Cuélla of Peru as the 5th Secretary-General of the United Nations

Birthdays in History

  • Paul Medhurst, Australian rules footballer