On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1981

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pablo Picasso's 1937 painting Guernica goes on display in Madrid Spain to celebrate the centenary of the artist's birth

Painter Pablo Picasso
Pablo Picasso

Famous Birthdays

  • Mallika Sherawat, Indian actress (Murder), born in Moth, Hisar district, Haryana, India
  • Tila Tequila, American TV personality (A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila), born in Singapore

Famous Deaths

  • Deborah Baltzell, actress (Karen-I'm a Big Girl Now), dies at 25
1981 Highlights

About October 24, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio