On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1981

Historical Events

  • "Yorkshire Ripper" Peter Sutcliffe, murderer of 13 women, captured

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles Rocket clearly says "fuck" on "Saturday Night Live"

Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • Japan launches Hinotori satellite to study solar flares (580/640 k)
  • NASA launches Comstar D-4
1981 Highlights

About February 21, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces