On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1981

Historical Events

  • Police & Albanian demonstrators battle in Kosovo, Yugoslavia
  • Soyuz T-4 lands

Famous Birthdays

  • Baruch Dego, Israeli football player
  • Jay Sean, British Asian R&B singer
  • Josh Wilson, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril Dean Darlington, English biologist and geneticist who discovered the mechanics of chromosomal crossover and its role in inheritance and evolution, dies at 77
  • Tim Wall, cricketer (SA v NSW 1933 is Sheffield Shield record), dies
1981 Highlights

About March 26, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries