On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • LA Dodgers Fernando Valenzuela's 1st start, beats Astros 2-0
  • US sub George Washington rams Japanese freighter Nisso Maru

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Sarfate, American baseball player, born in Queens, New York
  • Eric Harris, American mass murderer (Columbine High School shooter), born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 1999)
  • Ireneusz Jeleń, Polish footballer (Polish national football team), born in Cieszyn, Poland
  • Milan Bartovič, Slovak ice hockey player, born in Trenčín, Slovakia

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

NFL coach Bill Cowher (23) weds Kaye Young

NFL Head Coach Bill Cowher
NFL Head Coach
Bill Cowher