Today in History for 1st September 1981

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- Fiona Brothers sets women's propeller boat speed record (116.279 MPH)
- Milt coup under general Kolingba in Cent Afr Rep, Pres Dacko flees
- RKO radio network is 1st to offer 2 separate overnight services
- RKO radio network premieres America Overnight talk show

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2

- Adam Quick, Australian basketball player
- Clinton Portis, American football player

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

- Albert Speer, German NSDAP-architect/minister of Army at 76
- Ann Harding, actress (When Ladies Meet, Devotion), dies
- Bui Thanh Liem, Vietnam, cosmonaut, dies in Mig-21 crash at 32

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