On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1981

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)
1981 Highlights

About December 21, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius