What Happened on September 8, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Bethlehem PA, actor (Randy-Home Improvement)
  • Morten Gamst Pedersen, Norwegian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Hediki Joekawa, Japans physicist (Nobel 1949) at 74
  • Roy Wilkins, American civil rights activist and longtime executive director of NAACP, dies at 80