On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1981

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • BenDeLaCreme [Benjamin Putnam], American drag queen, burlesque performer and actor (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Diana Rotaru, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest, Romania
  • Drew Gooden, National Basketball Association player and broadcaster, born in Oakland, California
  • Ryan Briscoe, Australian America racing driver, born in Sydney, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Patsy Kelly, American actress (Rosemary's Baby, North Ave Irregulars), dies at 71
1981 Highlights

About September 24, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra