March 22, 1981 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Soyuz 39 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Mongolian) to Salyut 6
  • Toshihiko Seko runs world record 25k (1:13:55.8)/30k (1:29:18.8)
  • US 1st class postage raised to 18 cents from 15 cents

Deaths in History

  • James "Jumbo" Elliott, American track coach (b. 1915)