What day of the week was April 12, 1981?

The day of the week April 12th, 1981 fell on was a Sunday. There were 7 days until Easter Sunday.

Nicolás Burdisso the Argentinian footballer was born on 12 April in 1981. As was Grant Holt the English footballer , Brian Vandborg the Danish cyclist .

Prince Yasuhiko Asaka of Japan (b. 1887) died on this day in 1981. As did Joe Louis the American boxer (b. 1914) .

The first launch of a Space Shuttle (Space Shuttle Columbia|Columbia) takes place - the STS-1 mission.