Historical Events on January 28, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "5 O'Clock Girl" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • Olympic Glory tanker at Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 1 million gallons of oil in a ship collision

Event of interestEvent of Interest

William J Casey becomes 13th director of CIA (until 1987)

CIA Director William Casey
CIA Director
William Casey