Historical Events In 1981
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Oct 05 Gloria Grahame, actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 55 in the year 1981.
Oct 05 On this day in history swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honarary American
Oct 06 [Mohammed] Anwar al-Sadat, pres Egypt (1970-81), assassinated at 62 on this day in history.
Oct 07 Wouter Paap, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Oct 08 In the year 1981 pres Reagan greeted predecessors Jimmy Carter, Gerald R Ford and Richard Nixon before sending them to Egypt for Anwar Sadat's funeral
Oct 10 On this day in history anwar Sadat's funeral service is held in Cairo
Oct 11 In the year 1981 leRoy Irvin sets yards gained on punt returns record (207 yds)
Oct 11 Unknown rocker Prince opens for Rolling Stones at LA Coliseum on this day in history.
Oct 13 Nils Asther, actor (Son of Lassie, Wild Orchids), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Oct 13 Vice President Hosni Mubarak elected president of Egypt in the year 1981.
Oct 14 On this day in history ingemar Liljefors, composer, dies at 74
Oct 15 In the year 1981 frank DeKova, actor (Chief Wild Eagle-F Troop), dies
Oct 16 On this day in history moshe Dayan, Israel's general/minister of Defense, dies at 66
Oct 17 On this day in history david Guion, composer, dies at 88
Oct 19 Frank DeKova, actor (F Troop), dies in the year 1981.
Oct 20 3 members of Weather underground arrested for armored truck robbery in the year 1981.
Oct 22 Michael Granger, actor (Creature with Atom Brain, Pier 5 Havana), dies on this day in history.
Oct 22 On this day in history professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization decertified
Oct 22 US national debt tops $1 trillion in the year 1981.
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 Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia in the year 1981.
Oct 27 In the year 1981 john Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94
Oct 28 Edward M McIntrye elected 1st black mayor of Augusta Georgia on this day in history.
Oct 29 William O Walker, publisher of Cleveland Call Post, dies at 85 in the year 1981.
Oct 30 In the year 1981 georges Brassens, French screenwriter, dies
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 In the year 1981 former Dolphin, Mercury Morris, is sentenced to 20 years for drug trafficking, conspiracy, & possession of cocaine
Nov 07 Will Durant, US author (story of civilization), dies at 96 on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 1981 abel Gance, french movie director (J'accuse), dies at 92
Nov 12 On this day in history 2nd shuttle mission-1st time spacecraft launched twice (Columbia 2)
Nov 12 First balloon crossing of the Pacific is completed (Double Eagle V) on this day in history.