What Happened on April 22, 1981

Historical Events

  • 10,000 copper workers in Chile strike
  • Almost 1 million West German metal workers go on strike

Sports History

Dodgers rookie Fernando Valenzuela tosses his 3rd shutout in 4 starts

  • More than $3.3 million is stolen from the First National Bank of Arizona in Tucson in the then largest US bank robbery in history
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1981 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Dorsey, American football player
Born in 1981

About April 22, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Kiss On My List - Daryl Hall John Oates
  • UK #1 Song: Making Your Mind Up - Bucks Fizz