Today in History for 1st February 1981

Historical Events

Events 1 - 8 of 8

- 11th AFC-NFC pro bowl, NFC wins 21-7
- 31st NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 123-120 at Cleveland
- Duke Ellington's musical "Sophisticated Ladies," premieres in NYC
- Dutch Antilles census is 231,932
- French government accord sends 60 Mirage fighter jets to Iraq
- NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 21-7
- Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek
- Trevor Chappell bowls underarm to Brian McKechnie, WSC Final MCG

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 3 of 3

- Graeme Smith, South African cricketer
- Luis Lamá, Angolan footballer
- Rob Austin, British racing driver

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 4 of 4

- Donald W Douglas, US aviation pionieer/builder, dies at 88
- Ernst Pepping, composer, dies at 79
- Nils Geirr Tveitt, composer, dies at 72
- Wanda Hendrix, actress (Sierra, Ride the Pink Horse), dies

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