On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • AIAW Women's Basketball Championship, Louisiana Tech beat Tennessee 79-59 in Eugene
  • Peter Stone's musical "Woman of the Year" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 770 performances
  • Tiina Lehtola ski jumps female record 110m
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jlloyd Samuel, WestIndian-born footballer
  • Megan Hilty, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Williams, 1st Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago (People's National Movement: 1962-81), dies at 79