On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1981

Historical Events

  • Geoffrey Boycott becomes leading run-scorer in Test Cricket with 8033

Famous Birthdays

  • Beth [Elisabeth Rodergas Cols], Spanish singer and actress, born in Súria, Catalonia
  • Yuriorkis Gamboa, Cuban boxer, born in Guantánamo, Cuba

Famous Weddings

Chris Hadfield

Astronaut Chris Hadfield (22) weds high-school girlfriend Helene Walter

1981 Highlights

About December 23, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn