On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday

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
  • Drew Gooden, National Basketball Association player
  • Ryan Briscoe, Australian racing driver

Famous Deaths

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