What Happened on January 22, 1981

Historical Events

  • 40th Islander shut-out opponent-3-0 vs Red Wings-Billy Smith 15th
  • O A "Bum" Phillips becomes head coach of New Orleans Saints

Famous Birthdays

  • Beverley Mitchell, American actress, born in Arcadia, California
  • Ibrahima Sonko, French footballer, born in Bignona, Senegal
  • Willa Ford [Amanda Lee Williford], American pop singer, and actress, born in Ruskin, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Fannie Thomas, American who became the oldest known American at her death, dies at 113 years and 273 days
  • Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist, dies at 77
1981 Highlights

About January 22, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius

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