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

BattleIran 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
  • Freddy Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player
  • Owen Hargreaves, English international footballer