On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati beats Bradley 75-73 in 7 OTs (NCAA record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Cristian Zaccardo, Italian football player, born in Formigine, Italy
  • Frankie Abernathy, American actress (The Real World: San Diego), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • Lynda Thomas, Mexican singer, born in Tijuana, Mexico
  • Sajid Mahmood, English cricketer, born in Bolton, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Allan Dwan, Canadian-born American director and screenwriter (b. 1885)