On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1981

Historical Events

  • NFL Draft: South Carolina running back George Rogers first pick by New Orleans Saints

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Phillie Steve Carlton is 1st lefty to strike out 3,000 batters

Baseball Pitcher Steve Carlton
Baseball Pitcher
Steve Carlton

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Vincent, American actor
  • Émilie Mondor, Canadian athlete (d. 2006)
  • George McCartney, Northern Irish footballer
1981 Highlights

About April 29, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus