What Happened on September 21, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Belize (British Honduras) gains independence from UK
  • Enterprise Radio (all sports) goes off the air

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Steve Carlton strikes out NL record 3,118th (Andre Dawson)

MLB Star Andre Dawson
MLB Star
Andre Dawson

Famous Birthdays

  • Meilinda Soerjoko, Indonesian-Australian actress
  • Nicole Richie, American socialite, author and TV personality (The Simple Life), born in Berkeley, California
  • Rimi Sen, Indian actress

Famous Deaths

  • Nigel Patrick, actor and director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold), dies of lung cancer at 69
  • Tony Aubin, French composer, dies at 73