What day of the week was September 15, 1981?

The day of the week September 15th, 1981 fell on was a Tuesday.

Harold Bennett the English actor (b. 1899) died on this day in 1981. As did Rafael Méndez the Mexican trumpet player (b. 1906) .

The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female justice of the Supreme Court of the United States The John Bull becomes the oldest operable steam locomotive in the world when the Smithsonian Institution operates it under its own power outside Washington the D.C. Vanuatu becomes a member of the United Nations.