On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Arnie Boldt of Saskatchewan jumps 6' 8.25," with 1 leg
  • Race riots in London's Brixton area, England

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Bertram, American musician (Suburban Legends), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • DeShawn Stevenson, American basketball player, born in Fresno, California
  • Matthew Nash, Australian soccer player (goalkeeper), born in Sydney, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Juan Trippe, American airline pioneer and entrepreneur (Pan Am founder), dies at 81
  • Leo Kanner, Austrian-American psychiatrist and social activist known for his work related to autism, dies at 86