On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1981

Historical Events

  • Bill Shoemaker wins his 8,000th race, 2000 more than any other jockey
  • San Antonio blocks 20 Golden State shots to set NBA reg game record
  • US ends grain embargo against USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Taylor Dent, American tennis player, born in Newport Beach, California
1981 Highlights

About April 24, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus