On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1981

Historical Events

  • 31st Berlin International Film Festival: "Hurry, Hurry!" wins the Golden Bear
  • A series of sewer explosions destroys more than two miles of streets in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Longest sentence published by "The New York Times" - 1286 words

Famous Birthdays

  • Liam Miller, Irish soccer midfielder (21 caps; Sunderland, Hibernian), born in Cork, Republic of Ireland (d. 2018)
  • Luisão [Ânderson Luís da Silva], Brazilian footballer, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Luke Ridnour, US basketball player, born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
1981 Highlights

About February 13, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius