What Happened on January 12, 1981

Historical Events

  • -35°F (-37°C), Chester, Massachusetts (state record)
  • MLB Cincinnati Reds become last team to sign a free agent, outfielder Larry Biitner

Premiere of Dynasty

Soap opera "Dynasty" produced by Aaron Spelling and starring John Forsythe, Linda Evans and Joan Collins premieres on ABC-TV

1981 History

Famous Deaths

  • Isobel Elsom, actress (Unseen, Jane Eyre, Illegal), dies at 87

About January 12, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn

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