What Happened on September 17, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Fernando Valenzuela sets NL rookie record with 8th shutout of season

Famous Birthdays

  • Bakari Koné, Ivorian footballer
  • Casey Janssen, American baseball player
  • Francis Manioru, Solomon Islander sprinter
  • Jonathan Radtke, American musician (Kill Hannah)