On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1981

Historical Events

  • Bobby Unser wins, loses, & wins a controversial Indy 500
  • Hostage situation ends at Central Bank in Barcelona, Spain

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Warner [Waters], British actor (Dixon of Dock Green, Christmas Carol), dies from pneumonia at 85
1981 Highlights

About May 24, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini