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April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1981
- January 21, 1981 – Production of the iconic DeLorean DMC-12 sports car begins in Dunmurry, Northern Ireland.
- February 5, 1981 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Rooster in Chinese astrology.
- February 13, 1981 – A series of sewer explosions destroys more than two miles of streets in Louisville, Kentucky.
- March 27, 1981 – The Solidarity movement in Poland stages a warning strike, in which at least 12 million Poles walk off their jobs for four hours.
- May 21, 1981 – Irish Republican hunger strikers Raymond McCreesh and Patsy O'Hara die on hunger strike in Maze prison.
- June 25, 1981 – Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington.
- July 1, 1981 – The Wonderland murders occur in the early morning hours in Los Angeles, allegedly masterminded by businessman and drug dealer Eddie Nash.
- September 19, 1981 – Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a free concert in New York’s Central Park.
- September 21, 1981 – Belize is granted full independence from the United Kingdom.
Who Were Born On 1981?
- January 2, 1981 – Kirk Hinrich, American basketball player
- February 6, 1981 – Ricky Barnes, American golfer
- March 4, 1981 – Donny Tourette, English singer-songwriter (Towers of London)
- March 10, 1981 – Samuel Eto'o, Cameroonian footballer
- April 19, 1981 – James Hibberd, English cricketer
- April 23, 1981 – Lady Gabriella Windsor, English journalist
- May 20, 1981 – Lindsay Taylor, American basketball player
- July 16, 1981 – Zach Randolph, American basketball player
- August 1, 1981 – Dean Cox, Australian footballer
- November 12, 1981 – Annika Becker, German pole vaulter