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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1981

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   In the year 1981 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 in the year 1981.  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of john O'Shea, Irish footballer  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   David Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87  

Jan 06   A[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84 in the year 1981.  

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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