On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1981

Historical Events

  • El Salvador guerrilla group FMLN opens "general offensive"
  • John Severin sets 100-mi unicycle speed record, 9 h 21 m

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Joo, Korean-American K-pop and R&B singer ("Fly to the Sky"), born in Absecon, New Jersey

Jared Kushner

Jared Kushner, American real estate developer and son-in-law and advisor to Donald Trump, born in Livingston, New Jersey


Famous Divorces

James Brown

Singer James Brown (47) divorces Deidre Jenkins after 10 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Fawn M. Brodie, American historian (b. 1915)
  • Richard Boone, American actor (The Richard Boone Show, Have Gun Will Travel), dies of throat cancer at 63
1981 Highlights

About January 10, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn