On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1981

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

1981 Highlights

About April 9, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries