What Happened on August 14, 1981

Historical Events

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

Sports History

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Julius Jones, American football player, born in Big Stone Gap, Virginia
  • Matthew Etherington, English footballer, born in Truro, United Kingdom
  • Ray William Johnson, American comedian, writer, and youtuber (Equals Three; Your Favorite Martian), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor, dies at 87
  • lDudley Nourse, South African cricket batsman and captain (34 Tests, 9 x 100s, HS 231; Nata), dies at 70
1981 Highlights

About August 14, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo

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