On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1981

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Moffat, Scottish musician, writer and filmmaker, born in Dumfries, Scotland
  • Anushka Shetty, Indian film actress (Arundhati), born in Puttur, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Muhammad Hassan, American professional wrestler, born in Syracuse, New York

Famous Deaths

Person of interestWill Durant

Will Durant, American author and historian (The Story of Philosophy, The Story of Civilization), dies at 96

Historian Will Durant
Will Durant

1981 Highlights

About November 7, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio