On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday

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

Famous Deaths

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