On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1981

Historical Events

  • LA Dodgers beat Montreal Expos for NL pennant
  • MLB National League Championship: Los Angeles Dodgers beat Montreal Expos, 3 games to 2

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Nicolaas Bloembergen and Arthur Schawlow win Nobel Prize for Physics (laser)

Famous Birthdays

  • Heikki Kovalainen, Finnish race car driver

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Snoek [Edm Schietekat], Belgian poet, dies at 48
1981 Highlights

About October 19, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra