On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport awardPGA Players Championship

PGA Tournament Players Championship, Sawgrass CC: Raymond Floyd beats Barry Jaeckel and Curtis Strange on the first hole of a sudden death playoff in a rain affected Monday finish

Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner
Ray Floyd
  • US Supreme Court rules states could require, with some exceptions, parental notification when teen-age girls sought abortions
  • US Supreme Court upholds law making statutory rape a crime only for men

Famous Birthdays

  • Erin Crocker, American NASCAR driver
  • Luciana Carro, Canadian actress
  • Tony Peña, Jr., Dominican baseball player