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Historical Events In 1981

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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   Shukuni Sasaki spins 72 plates simultaneously in the year 1981.  

Jul 17   Fulton County (Atlanta) grand jury indicts Wayne B William 23 year old photographers, for murder of 2 of 28 blacks killed in Atlanta in the year 1981.  

Jul 17   In the year 1981 humbar Estuary Bridge, UK, world's longest span (1.4 km), opens  

Jul 17   Lobby Walkways at KC's Hyatt Regency collapse 114 die, 200 injured on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Wilhelm HC Tenhaeff, Dutch para-psychologist, dies at 87 in the year 1981.  

Jul 19   Louis Cheslock, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1981.  

Jul 22   Turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca sentenced in a Rome to life in the year 1981.  

Jul 25   On this day in history ian Martin, actor (Uncle Bill-O'Neills), dies at 69  

Jul 25   Voyager 2 encounters Saturn on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 1981 2 climbers rappell 550 m down cliff near Angel Falls, Venezuela  

Jul 26   In the year 1981 donald Lybbert, composer, dies at 58  

Jul 26   On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroids #2845 Franklinken & #2882 Tedesco  

Jul 26   NY Mayor Ed Koch is given Heimlich maneuver in a Chinese restaurant in the year 1981.  

Jul 27   Billy [William] Wyler, US director (Ben Hur, Funny Girl), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 27   On this day in history ray Harrison dancer (American Song), dies at 64  

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   Prince Charles of England weds Lady Diana Spencer on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Arnette Hubbard installed as first woman president of the Natl Bar Assn on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Gen Omar Torrijos, leader of Panama, dies in plane crash on this day in history.  

Aug 01   On this day in history mTV premiers this day  

Aug 01   On this day in history paddy Chayefsky, screenwriter (Network, Hospital) dies of cancer at 58  

Aug 03   Robert Peci, Italian brother of Red Brigade leader, murdered on this day in history.  

Aug 04   Columbia mated with SRBs & external tank for STS-2 mission in the year 1981.  

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   Oliver North is assigned to White House duty on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Pres Regan fires 11,500 air traffic controllers on strike in the year 1981.  

Aug 06   On this day in history nASA launches Fltsatcom-5, it failed  

Aug 08   US announce plans to produce the neutron bomb in the year 1981.  

Aug 10   In the year 1981 coca-Cola Bottling Co agrees to pump $34 million into black business  

Aug 10   In the year 1981 the Richard Nixon Museum in San Clemente closes  

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Famous Birthdays In 1981

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of michael Clarke, Australian cricketer  

Apr 02   In the year 1981 birth of bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress  

Apr 28   Jessica Alba, American actress was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   John O'Shea, Irish footballer was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 30   In the year 1981 birth of emma Pierson, British actress  

May 19   In the year 1981 birth of georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter  

May 19   Luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer was born in the year 1981.  

May 22   Bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1981

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920) died in the year 1981.  

Jan 02   In the year 1981 david Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51  

Jan 03   Princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883) died in the year 1981.  

Jan 05   Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87 in the year 1981.  

Jan 06   A[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1981 jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69  

Jan 08   Matthew Beard, entertainer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1981.  

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