What Happened on January 20, 1981

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

Ronald Reagan Inaugurated

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

Iran 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


1981 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Crystal Lowe, Canadian actress & model, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Freddy Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Owen Hargreaves, English football player & television pundit, born in Calgary, Canada
Born in 1981

About January 20, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius

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