On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar passes Oscar Robertson (26,710) to become the NBA’s second all-time leading scorer behind Wilt Chamberlain; scores 14 points in 117-86 Lakers' win over Utah Jazz in Los Angeles

  • Yugoslavian charter flight crashes into Mont San-Pietro in Corsica, 180 killed