On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1981

Historical Events

  • "Day in Hollywood, A Night.." closes at John Golden NY after 588 performances
  • Iran defends its besieged port of Abadan, driving back Iraqi forces

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendon McCullum, New Zealand cricketer
  • Lakshmipathy Balaji, Indian cricketer
  • Sophie Crumb, American comics artist

Famous Deaths

  • Coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist, dies at 77
  • Robert Montgomery, American actor and director (Robert Montgomery Presents, Earl of Chicago, Yellow Jack), dies at 77
1981 Highlights

About September 27, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra