On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1981

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAmy Schumer

Amy Schumer, American comedian, writer and producer (Inside Amy Schumer), born in New York

Comedian Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer
  • Brandi Carlile, American singer and songwriter
  • Carlos Zambrano, Venezuelan baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2004, 06, 08; NL wins leader 2006; no-hitter 2008), born in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Vinson, American politician (38th Dean of the United States House of Representatives, 1961-65), dies at 97
  • Naim Chadir, PLO-representative in Brussels, murdered
1981 Highlights

About June 1, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini