On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1981

Historical Events

  • 52nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve
  • All star MVP: Gary Carter (Mont Expos)
  • NL beats AL 5-4 in 52nd All Star Game (Cleveland Stadium)

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Atlanta Athletic Club: Larry Nelson wins by 4 strokes from Fuzzy Zoeller

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Larry Nelson
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Larry Nelson
  • Six English lifeguards set relay swim record English Channel (7:17)

Famous Birthdays

  • Li Jiawei, Singaporean Olympic table tennis player
1981 Highlights

About August 9, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo