On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1981

Historical Events

  • Vernon E Jordan resigns as president of National Urban League

Famous Birthdays

  • Julie Gonzalo, Argentinian actress, born in LanĂºs Oeste, Argentina

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Humes, American jazz and blues singer (Harry James; Count Basie; "Million Dollar Secret"), dies of cancer at 68
  • Jacques Lacan, French psychoanalyst and semanticist, dies at 80
  • Phiroz Edulji Palia, cricket (2 Tests for India, 29 runs & 0-13), dies
1981 Highlights

About September 9, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo