On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1981

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Sharma, American rock climber, born in Santa Cruz, California
  • Gabriella Windsor, daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, born in St. Mary's Hospital, London
  • Joanna Krupa, Polish-American supermodel and actress, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Sean Henn, American baseball player (NY Yankees), born in Fort Worth, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Josep Pla, Spanish journalist & author, dies at 84
1981 Highlights

About April 23, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus