On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1981

Historical Events

  • Milwaukee Brewers future Baseball Hall of Fame reliever Rollie Fingers (6-3 record, 28 saves and 1.04 ERA) wins American League Cy Young Award, with 22 of 28 possible 1st-place votes

Famous Birthdays

  • Rodrigo Millar, Chilean soccer midfielder (37 caps; Huachipato, Colo-Colo), born in Arauco, Chile
  • Sten Pentus, Estonian auto racer (Formula Baltic 2000), born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • Vicente Matías Vuoso, Mexican soccer striker (15 caps; Santos Laguna), born in Mar Del Plata, Argentina

Famous Deaths

  • Thérèse Casgrain, French Canadian politician and senator, dies at 85
1981 Highlights

About November 3, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Private Eyes - Daryl Hall John Oates
  • UK #1 Song: It's My Party - Dave Stewart with Barbara Gaskin