What Happened on April 25, 1981

Historical Events

  • More than 100 workers are exposed to radiation during repairs of a nuclear power plant in Tsuruga, Japan
  • Seattle Mariners MLB manager Maury Wills is suspended for 2 games after ordering Kingdome grounds crew to enlarge batter's boxes by one foot

Famous Birthdays

  • Anja Pärson, Swedish alpine skier, born in Umeå, Sweden
  • Dwone Hicks, American NFL running back, born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Felipe Massa, Brazilian Formula One racing driver (11 wins), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • John McFall, British Paralympic sprinter and ESA astronaut, born in Frimley, Surrey, England

Famous Weddings

  • Maureen Reagan (40) marries 3rd husband, Dennis Revell (28)
1981 Highlights

About April 25, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Anzac Day (Australia, New Zealand)

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