On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1981

Historical Events

  • "Falcon Crest" premieres on CBS-TV
  • According to South Africa, Ciskei gains independence. Not recognized as an independent country outside South Africa.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Reagan Executive Order on Intelligence (No 12333) that allows CIA to engage in domestic counter-intelligence

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

1981 Highlights

About December 4, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius