Historical Events on August 18, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "My Fair Lady" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 119 performances
  • Football running back, Herschel Walker, of U of Georgia, takes out a Lloyd's of London insurance policy for $1 million

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis appears on "Donahue" to defend Telethons

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis