What Happened on October 3, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Brewers (since 1970) & Expos (1969) clinch their 1st-ever postseason
  • Irish Nationalist at Maze Prison near Belfast end 7-mo hunger strike

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Mike Weaver beats Quick Tillis in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Walsh, Canadian actress
  • Andreas Isaksson, Swedish footballer
  • Danny Coid, English Footballer
  • Matt Murton, American baseball player
  • Zlatan Ibrahimović, Swedish footballer (Sweden national team, Milan, Paris St. Germain), born in Malmö, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Mehring, writer, dies at 85