On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1981

Historical Events

  • George Foster hits his 8th HR into red seats at Riverfront

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Phils Mike Schmidt hits his 300th career HR off NY Met Mike Scott

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt

Famous Birthdays

  • Julius Jones, American football player, born in Big Stone Gap, Virginia
  • Matthew Etherington, English footballer, born in Truro, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Dudley Nourse, South African cricketer (34 Tests for South Africa, 2960 runs), dies at 70
  • Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor, dies at 87
1981 Highlights

About August 14, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo