On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1981

Historical Events

  • Coca-Cola Bottling Co agrees to pump $34 million into black business

Sports History

Pete Rose, 3,631 career hit, breaks Stan Musial's NL hit record

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • Richard Nixon Museum in San Clemente closes

Famous Birthdays

  • Natsumi Abe, Japanese pop singer (Dream Morning Musume), born in Muroran, Hokkaidō, Japan
  • Taufik Hidayat, Indonesian Badminton Player
1981 Highlights

About August 10, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo