What Happened on February 12, 1981

Historical Events

  • Admiral Bobby R Inman, USN, becomes deputy director of CIA
  • Arbitrator Goetz declares Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk a free agent
  • Cape Verde amends its constitution
  • Pete Squires sets record for 1575 steps of Empire State Building, 10m
1981 History

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Dixon, actress (Joy of Living, You Only Live Once), dies

About February 12, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Celebration - Kool & The Gang
  • UK #1 Song: Woman - John Lennon