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Historical Events In 1981

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Sep 04   Newscaster David Brinkley is released by NBC in the year 1981.  

Sep 04   Verne Rowe, actor (Verne-Fernwood 2 Night), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Sep 05   On this day in history ayatollah Ali Qoddusi, prosecutor-general of Iran, assassinated  

Sep 06   Joseph Yasser, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Sep 07   On this day in history judge Wapner &the People's Court premier on TV  

Sep 08   Hediki Joekawa, Japans physicist (Nobel 1949) at 74 in the year 1981.  

Sep 09   Phiroz Edulji Palia, cricket (2 Tests for India, 29 runs & 0-13), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 11   Frank McHugh, actor (Dawn Patrol, Going My Way), dies at 83 in the year 1981.  

Sep 13   In the year 1981 33rd Emmy Awards (Hill Street Blues big winner)  

Sep 13   John McEnroe beats Bj”rn B”rg for US Open title in the year 1981.  

Sep 13   William Loeb publisher of Manchester Union Leader, NH, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Sep 13   William Loeb, publisher of Manchester Union Leader, NH, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Entertainment Tonight premiers on TV on this day in history.  

Sep 14   In the year 1981 yasuji Kiyose, composer, dies at 81  

Sep 15   Sara Haden, actress (A Family Affair), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Sep 19   Joke Kool-Smit, Dutch feminist, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 19   Satellites China 10 & 11 launched into Earth orbit by B-1 rocket in the year 1981.  

Sep 19   Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a NYC Central Park concert in the year 1981.  

Sep 21   In the year 1981 belize gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

Sep 21   Nigel Patrick, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Sandra Day O'Connor is confirmed by the US Senate as the first female Supreme Court Justice in the year 1981.  

Sep 23   On this day in history chief Dan George, actor (Harry & Tonto, Little Big Man), dies at 82  

Sep 24   Patsy Kelly actress (Brigid Murphy-Cop & the Kid), dies at 71 in the year 1981.  

Sep 24   Patsy Kelly, actress (Brigid Murphy-Cop & the Kid), dies at 71 in the year 1981.  

Sep 25   Rolling Stones begin their 6th US tour (JFK Stadium, Phila) on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history sandra Day O'Connor sworn in as first female supreme court justice  

Sep 27   Coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Sep 28   On this day in history joseph Paul Franklin, avowed racist, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing 2 black joggers in Salt Lake City  

Sep 30   Seoul, South Korea is selected to host 1988 Summer Olympics in the year 1981.  

Oct 02   Hazel Scott singer/pianist (Hazel Scott), dies at 61 in the year 1981.  

Oct 02   Hazel Scott, Trinidadian singer/pianist, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Oct 03   Irish Nationalist at Maze Prison near Belfast end 7-mo hunger strike on this day in history.  

Oct 03   Walter Mehring, writer, dies at 85 in the year 1981.  

Oct 04   On this day in history olympic star Bruce Jenner added the title of actor to his resume. He joined singer Harry Belafonte in their first dramatic roles on NBC-TV’ s Grambling’ s White Tiger  

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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   Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress was born on this day in history.  

Apr 28   On this day in history birth of jessica Alba, American actress  

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   Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter was born on this day in history.  

May 19   Luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer was born on this day in history.  

May 22   Bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler was born in the year 1981.  

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   On this day in history david Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883)  

Jan 05   Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Matthew Beard, entertainer, dies in the year 1981.  

Jan 09   Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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