Historical Events on January 21, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Shakespeare's Cabaret" opens at Bijou Theater New York City for 54 performances
  • Bernhard Goetz is assaulted for 1st time on a New York City subway train
  • Norman Stronge and his son James (both former Ulster Unionist Members of Parliament) are assassinated by the Irish Republican Army at their home Tynan Abbey, which is then burnt down