On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1981

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Muhammad Ali talks a despondent 21 year old out of committing suicide

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • US & Iran sign agreement to release 52 American hostages

Famous Birthdays

  • Asier Del Horno, Spanish footballer, born in Barakaldo, Spain
  • Lucho Gonz├ílez, Argentine footballer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
1981 Highlights

About January 19, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn