On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1981

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, born in Gagarin, Soviet Union
  • Francisco Javier RodrĂ­guez, Mexican footballer, born in Mazatlán, Mexico
  • Willis McGahee, American football player, born in Miami, Florida
1981 Highlights

About October 20, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra