On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1981

Historical Events

  • Francisco Balsamao elected President of Portugal

Famous Birthdays

  • Euzebiusz Smolarek, Polish footballer, born in Łódź, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • Kazimierz Serocki, Polish composer and co-founder of the Warsaw Autumn Festival, dies at 58
1981 Highlights

About January 9, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn