What Happened on January 17, 1981

Historical Events

Event of Interest

President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos ends martial law

Famous Birthdays

  • Ray J [William Ray Norwood Jr.], American singer and actor (Everything You Want), born in McComb, Mississippi
  • Scott Mechlowicz, American actor, born in New York
  • Warren Feeney, Northern Irish footballer, born in Belfast, United Kingdom
Born in 1981

Famous Deaths

  • Loukas Panourgias, Greek footballer (b. 1899)
1981 Highlights

About January 17, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn

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