On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1981

Famous Birthdays

  • Andreas Glyniadakis, Greek basketball player, born in Chania, Greece
  • Collie Buddz [Colin Patrick Harper], American Reggae & Dancehall artist (Come Around), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie Byrne, British actor (Star Wars, Island of Terror), dies from a stroke at 70
  • Hermann Schey, German-Dutch singer, dies at 85
1981 Highlights

About August 21, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo