On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1981

Historical Events

Historic Event

Hosni Mubarak becomes acting-president of Egypt

  • In 1st Eastern Division championship Yanks beat Brewers 5-3

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Cohen, Greek-born Swiss novelist (Belle du Seigneur), dies at 86
  • Wouter Paap, Dutch composer, dies at 73
1981 Highlights

About October 7, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra