What Happened on July 5, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 9th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Jan Stephenson
  • Premier Begin's Likud party wins Israeli elections
  • Rajan Mahadevan recites 31,811 digits of π (Pi) from memory
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse Crain, Canadian baseball player
  • Ryan Hansen, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Jorge Urrutia Blondel, composer, dies at 75