On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Can-Can" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 16th Academy of Country Music Awards: Barbara Mandrell and George Jones win

Famous Birthdays

  • Emma Pierson, British actress
  • John O'Shea, Irish footballer
  • Kunal Nayyar, British-Indian actor and writer (Dr. Raj Koothrappali - The Big Bang Theory), born in London

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Huchel, German poet, dies at 78