On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1981

Historical Events

  • Cold War: In Geneva, representatives from the United States and the Soviet Union begin to negotiate intermediate-range nuclear weapon reductions in Europe (the meetings ended inconclusively on December 17)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Yankee Dave Righetti wins AL Rookie of Year Award

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti
  • Porn star John Holmes arrested on fugitive charges
  • South Africa anti-apartheid advocate Bulelani Ngcuka arrested

Famous Birthdays

  • Rich Harden, Canadian baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Robert H Harris, actor (Jake-Goldbergs), dies at 72
1981 Highlights

About November 30, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: St. Andrew's Day (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius