What Happened on October 19, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

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