February 24, 1981 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • An earthquake registering 6.7 on the Richter scale hits Athens, killing 16 people and destroying buildings in several towns west of the city.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Britain's Prince Charles announces engagement to Lady Diana Spencer

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
His Royal Highness Prince Charles
His Royal Highness
Prince Charles
  • Jean Harris is convicted of murdering Scarsdale diet doctor Tarnower