On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1981

Historical Events

  • 47th Heisman Trophy Award: Marcus Allen, Southern Cal (RB)
  • France performs nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Leila Tong, Hong Kong actress (The Last Breakthrough), born in Hong Kong
1981 Highlights

About December 5, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius