On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1981

Historical Events

  • "Oh, Brother!" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 3 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LA Dodgers starter Fernando Valenzuela becomes first MLB rookie to win a Cy Young Award; Milwaukee Brewers' Rollie Fingers takes AL Award

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Fernando Valenzuela
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Fernando Valenzuela

Famous Birthdays

  • Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg, born in Luxembourg City
  • Natalie Glebova, Russian Canadian TV host and Miss Universe 2005, born in Tuapse, Russia
1981 Highlights

About November 11, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Veterans Day (United States)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio