On This Day

March 2, 1981 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Aircraft hijacked by 3 Pakistani terrorists

InventionScientific Discovery

Discovery of minor planet 5020 Asimov, named after sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov

Author and Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov
Author and Biochemistry Professor
Isaac Asimov
  • Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWDC in Washington, D.C.