What Happened on April 2, 1981

Historical Events

  • Belgium's 4th government of Martens resigns
  • Heavy battle between Christian militia & Syrian army in East Lebanon

Famous Birthdays

  • Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress (One Tree Hill), born in Hollywood, Florida
  • Michael Clarke, Australian cricket batsman and captain (115 Tests, 8,643 runs @ 49.10, 28 x 100s; 245 ODIs) and broadcaster (9 Network, FoxSports), born in Sydney, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Delfo Cabrera, Argentine distance runner (Olympic gold marathon 1948), dies in a car accident at 62
1981 Highlights

About April 2, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rapture - Blondie
  • UK #1 Song: This Ole House - Shakin' Stevens