On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1981

Historical Events

Sports History

US Senior Open Men's Golf, Oakland Hills CC: Arnold Palmer comfortably wins 18-hole playoff against Billy Casper and Bob Stone

Famous Birthdays

  • Adie [Adrienne Camp], South African contemporary Christian music singer-songwriter (The Benjamin Gate), born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Ben Seijes, historian (WWII), dies at 73
  • Merrill Ellis, American classical and experimental music composer, and performer (Kaleidoscope; Mutations), dies at 64
1981 Highlights

About July 12, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer