What Happened on February 23, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Tejerazo" Spanish coup led by Civil Guard officer Lieutenant Colonel Antonio Tejero Molina fails after televised speech by King Juan Carlos I

King of Spain Juan Carlos I
King of Spain
Juan Carlos I
  • People magazine features drug ordeal of Mackenzie & Papa John Phillips

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Tillman, American football cornerback, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Gareth Barry, English footballer (West Bromwich Albion F.C.), born in Hastings, United Kingdom