What Happened on June 10, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • IRA's Joseph Doherty escapes from Crumlin Road Jail

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Pete Rose ties Stan Musial's NL record of 3,630 hits

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • Sebastian Coe of England sets 800m record (1:41.73) in Florence
  • Seven Brothers Square in Bronx named honoring 7 Santini Bro Moving Co

Famous Birthdays

  • Burton O'Brien, Scottish footballer
  • Hoku, American singer and actress
  • Jonathan Bennett, actor (Mean Girls)
  • Prince Hashim bin Al Hussein, of Jordan

Famous Deaths

  • Russell "Lucky" Hayden, actor (Judge Roy Bean), dies at 68