Historical Events on March 30, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Chariots of Fire" directed by Hugh Hudson and starring Ben Cross and Ian Charleson premieres at a Royal Command Film Performance (Best Picture 1982)
  • 43rd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats North Carolina 63-50

MurderAssassination Attempt

US President Ronald Reagan is shot and wounded in an assassination attempt by John Hinckley Jr.; three others are also wounded

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan