On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1981

Historical Events


Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John McEnroe ends Björn Borg's streak of 5 straight Wimbledon titles with a famous 4-6, 7-6, 7-6, 6-4 victory

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg

Famous Birthdays

  • Francisco Cruceta, Dominican baseball player, born in La Vega, Dominican Republic
1981 Highlights

About July 4, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer