On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1981

Historical Events

  • Dutch Van Agt's 2nd government falls

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Sedokova, Ukrainian pop singer (Nu Virgos), and actress, born in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
  • Gareth Williams, Scottish footballer
  • Krysten Ritter, American actress (Jessica Jones), born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Took Leng How, Malaysian criminal (d. 2006)
1981 Highlights

About December 16, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius