On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1981

Famous Birthdays

  • Mahamadou Diarra, Malian footballer, born in Bamako, Mali
  • Vincent Houdijk, Dutch jazz vibraphonist and bandleader (VinnieVibes), born in The Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur O'Connell, American actor (Mr Peepers, Second Hundred Years), dies at 73
  • William Saroyan, American novelist & stagewriter (Time of your life), dies at 72
1981 Highlights

About May 18, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Victoria Day (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus