On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1981

Historical Events

  • IRA's Joseph Doherty escapes from Crumlin Road Jail

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Pete Rose ties Stan Musial's NL record of 3,630 hits

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sebastian Coe of England sets 800m record (1:41.73) in Florence

1500m Runner Sebastian Coe
1500m Runner
Sebastian Coe
  • Seven Brothers Square in Bronx named honoring 7 Santini Bro Moving Co

Famous Birthdays

  • Burton O'Brien, Scottish footballer
  • Hoku, American singer and actress
  • Jonathan Bennett, American actor (Mean Girls), born in Rossford, Ohio
  • Prince Hashim bin Al Hussein, of Jordan
1981 Highlights

About June 10, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini