On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1981

Historical Events

Daytime Emmy Awards

-21] Emmy 8th Daytime Awards - Susan Lucci loses for 2nd time

  • 2 workers killed in space shuttle Columbia accident
  • Buffalo Sabres beat Toronto Maple Leafs 14-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Rae Won, South Korean actor and model
  • Kolo TourĂ©, Ivorian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Lane, American MLB executive (GM Chicago WS, St. Louis Cardinals, Cleveland Indians, KC Athletics, Milwaukee Brewers), dies at 85
1981 Highlights

About March 19, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces