Historical Events In 1981
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Jul 12 In British Columbia, 48,000 BC woodworkers go on strike, shut down forest industry; 60,000 workers off the job by July 20 in the year 1981.
Jul 16 In the year 1981 harry Chapin dies at 39, when his car is rear-ended
Jul 16 Harry Chapin, folk vocalist (Taxi), dies in car crash at 38 on this day in history.
Jul 16 On this day in history shukuni Sasaki spins 72 plates simultaneously
Jul 17 On this day in history fulton County (Atlanta) grand jury indicts Wayne B William 23 year old photographers, for murder of 2 of 28 blacks killed in Atlanta
Jul 17 Humbar Estuary Bridge, UK, world's longest span (1.4 km), opens on this day in history.
Jul 17 On this day in history lobby Walkways at KC's Hyatt Regency collapse 114 die, 200 injured
Jul 18 In the year 1981 wilhelm HC Tenhaeff, Dutch para-psychologist, dies at 87
Jul 19 On this day in history louis Cheslock, composer, dies at 81
Jul 22 Turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca sentenced in a Rome to life on this day in history.
Jul 25 In the year 1981 ian Martin, actor (Uncle Bill-O'Neills), dies at 69
Jul 25 Voyager 2 encounters Saturn in the year 1981.
Jul 26 In the year 1981 2 climbers rappell 550 m down cliff near Angel Falls, Venezuela
Jul 26 On this day in history donald Lybbert, composer, dies at 58
Jul 26 In the year 1981 e Bowell discovers asteroids #2845 Franklinken & #2882 Tedesco
Jul 26 On this day in history nY Mayor Ed Koch is given Heimlich maneuver in a Chinese restaurant
Jul 27 On this day in history billy [William] Wyler, US director (Ben Hur, Funny Girl), dies
Jul 27 Ray Harrison dancer (American Song), dies at 64 in the year 1981.
Jul 29 Nearly four billion people in seventy-four countries tuned in to witness the marriage of Charles, heir to the British throne, to a young English schoolteacher named Lady Diana Spence in the year 1981.
Jul 29 On this day in history prince Charles of England weds Lady Diana Spencer
Jul 31 On this day in history arnette Hubbard installed as first woman president of the Natl Bar Assn
Jul 31 On this day in history gen Omar Torrijos, leader of Panama, dies in plane crash
Aug 01 In the year 1981 mTV premiers this day
Aug 01 Paddy Chayefsky, screenwriter (Network, Hospital) dies of cancer at 58 on this day in history.
Aug 03 Robert Peci, Italian brother of Red Brigade leader, murdered on this day in history.
Aug 04 On this day in history columbia mated with SRBs & external tank for STS-2 mission
Aug 04 Melvyn Douglas actor, dies at 80 in the year 1981.
Aug 04 In the year 1981 melvyn Douglas, [Hesselberg], actor (Woman's Face, Hud), dies at 80
Aug 04 In the year 1981 oliver North is assigned to White House duty
Aug 05 Pres Regan fires 11,500 air traffic controllers on strike on this day in history.
Aug 06 NASA launches Fltsatcom-5, it failed on this day in history.
Aug 08 US announce plans to produce the neutron bomb on this day in history.
Aug 10 Coca-Cola Bottling Co agrees to pump $34 million into black business on this day in history.
Aug 10 The Richard Nixon Museum in San Clemente closes on this day in history.