What Happened on October 4, 1981

Historical Events

  • Meadowlands Arena opens in Rutherford, New Jersey

Famous Birthdays

  • Ilhan Omar, Somali American politician (Rep-D-Minnesota 2018-) one of first Muslim women elected to US House, born in Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Justin Williams, Canadian NHL right wing (World C’ship gold 2004, 07; Stanley Cup 2006, 12, 14; Philadelphia Flyers; Carolina Hurricanes, LA Kings), born in Cobourg, Ontario
  • Scott Hammond, American photographer
  • Shaura (formerly known as Juka), Japanese gothic metal singer
Born in 1981

Famous Deaths

  • Freddie Lindstrom, American Baseball Hall of Fame utility (New York Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates), dies at 75
1981 Highlights

About October 4, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra

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