On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1981

Historical Events

  • AL approves sale of White Sox to Jerry Reinsdorf & Eddie Einhorn for $20 million, & 80% of Mariners to George Argyros for $104 million

Famous Birthdays

  • Álex Ubago, Spanish musician
  • Darío Lopilato, Argentine actor

Famous Deaths

  • Cozy Cole, rocker (Topsy Part II), dies
1981 Highlights

About January 29, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius