On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1981

Historical Events

  • Boeing commercial Chinook 2-rotor helicopter is certified
  • European Space Agency's Ariane carries 2 satellites into orbit
  • Heaviest known orange (2.5 kg) exhibited, Nelspruit, South Africa
  • India's APPLE satellite, 1st to be stabilized on 3 axes, launched
1981 Highlights

About June 19, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini