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Historical Events In 1981

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Oct 05   In the year 1981 gloria Grahame, actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 55  

Oct 05   Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honarary American on this day in history.  

Oct 06   [Mohammed] Anwar al-Sadat, pres Egypt (1970-81), assassinated at 62 in the year 1981.  

Oct 07   In the year 1981 wouter Paap, composer, dies at 73  

Oct 08   Pres Reagan greeted predecessors Jimmy Carter, Gerald R Ford and Richard Nixon before sending them to Egypt for Anwar Sadat's funeral in the year 1981.  

Oct 10   Anwar Sadat's funeral service is held in Cairo on this day in history.  

Oct 11   LeRoy Irvin sets yards gained on punt returns record (207 yds) on this day in history.  

Oct 11   Unknown rocker Prince opens for Rolling Stones at LA Coliseum in the year 1981.  

Oct 13   In the year 1981 nils Asther, actor (Son of Lassie, Wild Orchids), dies at 84  

Oct 13   Vice President Hosni Mubarak elected president of Egypt in the year 1981.  

Oct 14   Ingemar Liljefors, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Oct 15   Frank DeKova, actor (Chief Wild Eagle-F Troop), dies in the year 1981.  

Oct 16   On this day in history moshe Dayan, Israel's general/minister of Defense, dies at 66  

Oct 17   David Guion, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Oct 19   In the year 1981 frank DeKova, actor (F Troop), dies  

Oct 20   3 members of Weather underground arrested for armored truck robbery on this day in history.  

Oct 22   In the year 1981 michael Granger, actor (Creature with Atom Brain, Pier 5 Havana), dies  

Oct 22   Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization decertified on this day in history.  

Oct 22   In the year 1981 uS national debt tops $1 trillion  

Oct 23   US national debt hits $1 trillion in the year 1981.  

Oct 24   Deborah Baltzell, actress (Karen-I'm a Big Girl Now), dies at 25 on this day in history.  

Oct 25   In the year 1981 ariel Durant, US author (Story of Civilization), dies at 83  

Oct 27   In the year 1981 andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia  

Oct 27   John Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94 in the year 1981.  

Oct 28   On this day in history edward M McIntrye elected 1st black mayor of Augusta Georgia  

Oct 29   In the year 1981 william O Walker, publisher of Cleveland Call Post, dies at 85  

Oct 30   Georges Brassens, French screenwriter, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 01   In the year 1981 antigua and Barbuda gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

Nov 04   Columbia shuttle launch scrubbed with 31 secs remaining on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Former Dolphin, Mercury Morris, is sentenced to 20 years for drug trafficking, conspiracy, & possession of cocaine on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Will Durant, US author (story of civilization), dies at 96 in the year 1981.  

Nov 10   On this day in history abel Gance, french movie director (J'accuse), dies at 92  

Nov 12   2nd shuttle mission-1st time spacecraft launched twice (Columbia 2) on this day in history.  

Nov 12   In the year 1981 first balloon crossing of the Pacific is completed (Double Eagle V)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1981

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress was born on this day in history.  

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

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

May 22   In the year 1981 birth of bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler  

Famous Deaths In 1981

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1981 death of hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920)  

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

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history matthew Beard, entertainer, dies  

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

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