On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilson Betemit, Dominican baseball player, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Kenneth Oakley, English Anthropologist, Palaeontologist, and Geologist whose method for the relative dating of fossils using fluorine content was instrumental in exposing the Piltdown Man hoax, dies at 70