Archive for February, 1983

February 8, 1983

On this day in 1983, thoroughbred stallion race horse Shergar, named Europe’s Horse of the Year in 1981, was kidnapped from a farm in County Kildare. Shergar was owned by the Aga Khan and worth approximately $13.5 million. On the night of February 8th, armed men arrived at the home of James Fitzpatrick, one ofRead more..