On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1981

Historical Events

  • Oakland A's runs record to 11-0
  • William Finn's musical "March of Falsettos" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Catalina Sandino Moreno, Colombian actress (Maria Full of Grace), born in Bogotá, Colombia

Person of interestHayden Christensen

Hayden Christensen, Canadian actor (Sam-Life as a House, Star Wars), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Martin Havlát, Czech ice hockey player, born in Mladá Boleslav, Czechoslovakia
  • Troy Polamalu, American football player (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Garden Grove, California

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Levy, Swiss composer, dies at 85
1981 Highlights

About April 19, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries