On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st NBA game at Meadowlands Arena, NJ Nets lose to NY Knicks 103-99
  • 3 members of Weather underground arrested for armored truck robbery
  • Bomb attack on Antwerp Belgium synagogue, 1 dead, 80 injured

Famous Birthdays

  • Dimitrios Papadopoulos, Greek footballer
  • Francisco Javier Rodríguez, Mexican footballer
  • Willis McGahee, American football player