What Happened on January 20, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Adm Stansfield Turner, USN (Ret), ends term as 12th director of CIA
  • Frank C. Carlucci, ends his term as deputy director of CIA
  • Islander Glenn Resch's 25th & last shut-out opponent-Flames 5-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ronald Reagan inaugurated as the 40th President of the United States of America

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Battle of InterestIran Hostage Crisis

The US diplomats and citizens held hostage at the US embassy in Tehran are released and begin their journey home after 444 days
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Famous Birthdays

  • Crystal Lowe, Canadian actress & model, born in Vancouver, Canada
  • Freddy Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Owen Hargreaves, English football player & television pundit, born in Calgary, Canada