What Happened on May 9, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Kazimiroff Blvd in Bronx named for a Bronx historian

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Murphy, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • C E "Nip" Pellew, cricketer (10 Tests 484 runs at 37), dies
  • Nelson Algren, American novelist (Man with the Golden Arm), dies at 72
  • Ralph Allen, English footballer (b. 1906)