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Historical Events In 1981

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Sep 04   Newscaster David Brinkley is released by NBC on this day in history.  

Sep 04   In the year 1981 verne Rowe, actor (Verne-Fernwood 2 Night), dies at 59  

Sep 05   Ayatollah Ali Qoddusi, prosecutor-general of Iran, assassinated in the year 1981.  

Sep 06   Joseph Yasser, composer, dies at 88 in the year 1981.  

Sep 07   Judge Wapner &the People's Court premier on TV in the year 1981.  

Sep 08   In the year 1981 hediki Joekawa, Japans physicist (Nobel 1949) at 74  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 13   John McEnroe beats Bj”rn B”rg for US Open title on this day in history.  

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

Sep 13   On this day in history william Loeb, publisher of Manchester Union Leader, NH, dies at 75  

Sep 14   Entertainment Tonight premiers on TV in the year 1981.  

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   On this day in history simon & Garfunkel reunite for a NYC Central Park concert  

Sep 21   Belize gains independence from Britain (National Day) on this day in history.  

Sep 21   In the year 1981 nigel Patrick, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold), dies at 68  

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

Sep 23   In the year 1981 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1981.  

Sep 28   In the year 1981 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   On this day in history hazel Scott singer/pianist (Hazel Scott), dies at 61  

Oct 02   On this day in history hazel Scott, Trinidadian singer/pianist, dies at 63  

Oct 03   On this day in history irish Nationalist at Maze Prison near Belfast end 7-mo hunger strike  

Oct 03   On this day in history walter Mehring, writer, dies at 85  

Oct 04   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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 28   In the year 1981 birth of jessica Alba, American actress  

Apr 30   John O'Shea, Irish footballer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of emma Pierson, British actress  

May 19   Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter was born on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history birth of luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer  

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   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   In the year 1981 harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87  

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

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

Jan 08   In the year 1981 matthew Beard, entertainer, dies  

Jan 09   On this day in history kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58  

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