On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1981

Historical Events

  • Musical "They're Playing Our Song" closes at Imperial NYC after 1082 performances
  • Robert Granville "Bob" Lemon named NY Yankee manager for 2nd time

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Teahen, American-Canadian baseball player, born in Redlands, California
  • Yumiko Cheng, Hong Kong Cantopop singer, born in Shanghai, China

Famous Deaths

  • Christy Brown, Irish author (b. 1932)
  • Joseph Yasser, Russian-American composer, dies at 88
  • Maria Palmer, actress (Days of Glory, Web), dies
1981 Highlights

About September 6, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo