What Happened on September 4, 1981

Historical Events

  • Longest MLB game at Fenway Park ends in 20 innings; Seattle Mariners beat Boston Red Sox, 8-7

Film & TV History

Newscaster David Brinkley is released by NBC

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

BeyoncéBeyoncé (41 years old)

American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, producer and actress (Destiny's Child), born in Houston, Texas

  • Lacey Sturm, American rock singer (Flyleaf), born in Homestead, Florida
  • Richard Garcia, Australian footballer, born in Perth, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Verne Rowe, actor (Verne-Fernwood 2 Night), dies at 59
1981 Highlights

About September 4, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

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