Louis XVI is guillotined, the first nuclear-powered submarine launches, the nation catches "Saturday Night Fever," and President Reagan's second inauguration heads indoors, all on this day.
1981: Production of the DeLorean DMC-12 sports car begins in Dunmurry, Northern Ireland. Featuring gull-wing doors and brushed stainless steel panels, the car became iconic after appearing as a time machine in the "Back to the Future" film trilogy. About 9,000 DMC-12s would be made before production halted in late 1982.
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