On This Day

October 15, 1981 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Oakland Athletics, 3 games to 0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Elena Dementieva, Russian tennis player
  • Guo Jingjing, Chinese diver
  • Radoslav Židek, Slovak snowboarder

Deaths in Sport

  • Philip Fotheringham-Parker, British racing driver (b. 1907)