On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1981

Historical Events

  • Christa Rothenburger skates ladies' world record 500 m 40.18 sec)
  • France performs nuclear test
  • Gabi Schonbrunn skates ladies world record 3 km (4:21.70)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Martina Navratilova beats 16 year old American tennis prodigy Andrea Jaeger 6-3, 7-6 in the final of the WTA Tour Championships at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Viv Richards scores century in the 1st Test at his home Antigua
  • Yevgeni Kulikov skates world record 500m (36.91 secs)

Famous Birthdays

  • Edwar Ramirez, American baseball player
  • Gareth David-Lloyd, Welsh Actor

Person of interestJulia Stiles

Julia Stiles, American actress (Bourne series, Save the Last Dance), born in NYC, New York

Actress Julia Stiles
Julia Stiles
  • Lindsay Frimodt, American model
1981 Highlights

About March 28, 1981

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

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries