On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1981

Historical Events

  • Longest MLB game in Fenway Park history is suspended after 19 innings at Seattle Mariners 7, Boston Red Sox 7; Mariners win 8-7 in 20 the following morning

Famous Birthdays

  • Fearne Cotton, British television presenter (Top of the Pops, Radio 1), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Alec Waugh, English novelist (Island in the Sun), died after suffering a stroke at 83
1981 Highlights

About September 3, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo