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Historical Events In 1981

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

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

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

Sep 05   Ayatollah Ali Qoddusi, prosecutor-general of Iran, assassinated on this day in history.  

Sep 06   On this day in history joseph Yasser, composer, dies at 88  

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

Sep 08   On this day in history hediki Joekawa, Japans physicist (Nobel 1949) at 74  

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

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

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

Sep 13   In the year 1981 john McEnroe beats Bj”rn B”rg for US Open title  

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 in the year 1981.  

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

Sep 14   Yasuji Kiyose, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Sara Haden, actress (A Family Affair), dies at 83 in the year 1981.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 19   Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a NYC Central Park concert on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 21   On this day in history sandra Day O'Connor is confirmed by the US Senate as the first female Supreme Court Justice.  

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

Sep 24   In the year 1981 patsy Kelly actress (Brigid Murphy-Cop & the Kid), dies at 71  

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   In the year 1981 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   Joseph Paul Franklin, avowed racist, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing 2 black joggers in Salt Lake City in the year 1981.  

Sep 30   In the year 1981 seoul, South Korea is selected to host 1988 Summer Olympics  

Oct 02   Hazel Scott singer/pianist (Hazel Scott), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1981 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 19   On this day in history birth of georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter  

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

May 22   On this day in history birth of bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1981 kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58  

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