On This Day

What Happened on November 14, 1981

Historical Events

  • "Raise!" 11th studio album by Earth, Wind & Fire is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1982)
  • 2nd Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 2-returns to Earth

Sports History

In the first world championship fight between 2 Puerto Ricans in boxing history, WBC Super Welterweight champion Wilfred Benitez beats Carlos Santos in a 15-round unanimous decision at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas

  • Old Dutch Windmill in Golden Gate Park repaired and working again
  • Pakistan all out 62 v Australia at WACA, Lillee 5-18
  • Paul 'Bear' Bryant ties Amos Alonzo Stagg with 314 football wins

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Ferrier, British racing driver

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Bradford, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1941)
1981 Highlights

About November 14, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio