On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1981

Historical Events

Sports History

Fernando Valenzuela sets NL rookie record with 8th shutout of season

Famous Birthdays

  • Bakari Koné, Ivorian footballer
  • Casey Janssen, American baseball player
  • Francis Manioru, Solomon Islander sprinter
  • Jonathan Radtke, American rock guitarist (Kill Hannah)
1981 Highlights

About September 17, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo