On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1981

Historical Events

Historic Event

François Mitterrand defeats Valery Giscard d'Estang for Presidency of France

21st President of France François Mitterrand
21st President of France
François Mitterrand
  • Montreal Expo Charlie Lee no-hits SF Giants, 4-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Humberto Suazo, Chilean footballer
  • Katori Hall, American playwright and actress (The Hot Wing King), born in Memphis, Tennessee
1981 Highlights

About May 10, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus