What Happened on August 9, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 52nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve

Sport awardGolf Major

63rd PGA Championship: Larry Nelson shoots a 273 at Atlanta AC Ga

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Larry Nelson
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Larry Nelson
  • All star MVP: Gary Carter (Mont Expos)
  • Hollis Stacy wins LPGA West Virginia Bank Golf Classic
  • NL beats AL 5-4 in 52nd All Star Game (Cleveland Stadium)
  • Six English lifeguards set relay swim record English Channel (7:17)

Famous Birthdays

  • Li Jiawei, Singaporean Olympic table tennis player