On This Day

September 19, 1981 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 6th Toronto International Film Festival: "Chariots of Fire" directed by Hugh Hudson wins the People's Choice Award
  • Satellites China 10 & 11 launched into Earth orbit by B-1 rocket
  • Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a NYC Central Park concert

Deaths in History

  • Joke Kool-Smit, Dutch feminist, dies