What Happened on August 14, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • George Foster hits his 8th HR into red seats at Riverfront

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Phils Mike Schmidt hits his 300th career HR off NY Met Mike Scott

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt

Famous Birthdays

  • Julius Jones, American football player
  • Matthew Etherington, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Dudley Nourse, cricketer (34 Tests for South Africa, 2960 runs), dies
  • Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor (b. 1894)