On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1981

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Vice President Hosni Mubarak elected President of Egypt

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
Egyptian President
Hosni Mubarak

Famous Birthdays

  • Kele Okereke, Nigerian-English musician (Bloc Party), born in Liverpool, England
  • Ryan Ashford, English footballer (Sholing), born in Honiton, Devon, England

Famous Deaths

  • Nils Asther, actor (Son of Lassie, Wild Orchids), dies at 84
1981 Highlights

About October 13, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra