On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1981

Historical Events

  • 2 Habash terrorists attack a travel agency in Greece killing 2
  • Iranian president Bani Sadr deposed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John McEnroe's famous 'You cannot be serious' rant in 1st round win over Tom Gullikson at Wimbledon

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mark David Chapman pleads guilty to killing John Lennon

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Urbanowicz, British rock guitarist (The Editors, 2002-12), born in Aslockton, England
  • Lisa Moro, Victoria Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Monty Oum, American Animator (RWBY), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Lola Lane, actress (Zanzibar, Mystery Ship, Big Fight), dies
1981 Highlights

About June 22, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer