What Happened on October 14, 1981

Historical Events

  • Citing official misconduct in the investigation and trial, Amnesty International charges U.S. government with holding Richard Marshall of the American Indian Movement as a political prisoner
  • Yank Graig Nettles is 1st to get 2 hits in same inning of an ALSC game

Famous Birthdays

  • Boof Bonser, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Ingemar Liljefors, Swedish composer, pianist, pedagogue, and music theorist, dies at 74
1981 Highlights

About October 14, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) - Christopher Cross
  • UK #1 Song: It's My Party - Dave Stewart with Barbara Gaskin