On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1981

Historical Events

  • "Copperfield" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 13 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Caro Emerald [Caroline van der Leeuw], Dutch singer (On a Night Like This), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Matthieu Delpierre, French footballer, born in Nancy, France
  • Ms. Dynamite [Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley] English musician, born in Archway, North London

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Davis, American actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies at 65
  • Madge Evans, American TV panelist (Masquerade Party), dies at 71
1981 Highlights

About April 26, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus