Historical Events on October 3, 1981

About Oct 3, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 0 months and 20 days

Historical Events

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

After a year's inactivity, American boxer Mike Weaver outpoints countryman James 'Quick' Tillis in 15 rounds in Chicago to retain his WBA heavyweight title

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver
  • Irish Nationalist at Maze Prison near Belfast end 7-mo hunger strike
  • Milwaukee Brewers and Montreal Expos clinch their first-ever postseason appearances; Brewers beat Detroit, 2 - 1, for AL East title; Expos defeat NY Mets, 5 - 4, for NL East second playoff spot