On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1981

Historical Events

  • Abolition of capital punishment in France.

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Tarrodi, Swedish classical composer (Zephyros; Stellar Clouds), born in Stockholm
  • Darius Miles, American basketball player, born in Belleville, Illinois
  • Zachery Ty Bryan, American actor (Brad-Home Improvement), born in Aurora, Colorado
1981 Highlights

About October 9, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra