What Happened on April 8, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Islanders scored 9 goals against Toronto in playoffs

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Burres, American baseball player
  • Rebecca Wilson, Queensland Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)
  • Taylor Kitsch, Canadian actor and model

Famous Deaths

  • Norman Taurog, American film director (Skippy), dies at 82
  • Omar Bradley, last US 5-star general, (Normandy) dies in NY at 88