On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1981

Historical Events

  • 1st female soccer official is hired by NASL

Music History

Paul McCartney's solo rock band Wings disbands

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Xerox PARC introduces the computer mouse

Famous Birthdays

  • Fabrizio Faniello, Maltese pop singer ("I'm In Love (The Whistle Hit)": "Somebody Sent Me An Angel"), born in Floriana, Malta
  • Joey Gathright, American baseball player, born in Columbia, Mississippi
  • Patrik Gerrbrand, Swedish footballer, born in Älvsjö, Sweden

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

Beatle Ringo Starr (40) marries American actress Barbara Bach [Goldbach] (33) at Marylebone Town Hall, London, England

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr
Actress Barbara Bach
Barbara Bach
1981 Highlights

About April 27, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus