January 21, 1981 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Bernhard Goetz is assaulted for 1st time on a New York City subway train
  • Norman Stronge and his son James (both former Ulster Unionist Members of Parliament) are assassinated by the Irish Republican Army at their home Tynan Abbey, which is then burnt down

Deaths in History

  • James Stronge former Ulster Unionist Member of Parliament, assassinated by IRA, alondside his father Norman
  • Norman Stronge, former Ulster Unionist Member of Parliament, assassinated by IRA alondside son James