What Happened on January 3, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Cavaliers retire jersey # 34, Austin Carr
  • Greg Chappell scores 204 v India at the SCG
  • Mary Terstegge Meagher swims female record 100 m butterfly (58.91)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Blais, California racecar driver
  • Eli Manning, American football quarterback (NY Giants - MVP Super Bowls XLII, XLVI), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883)