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 Prize

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

1981 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Heikki Kovalainen, Finnish race car driver
Born in 1981

Famous Deaths

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

About October 19, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 5 months and 2 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