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 singer, born in Absecon, New Jersey

Person of interestJared Kushner

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

Son-in-law and Adviser to Donald Trump Jared Kushner
Son-in-law and Adviser to Donald Trump
Jared Kushner

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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

Singer James Brown
James Brown

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? 39 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn