Historical Events In 1981
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
Oct 05 Gloria Grahame, actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 55 on this day in history.
Oct 05 Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honarary American in the year 1981.
Oct 06 In the year 1981 [Mohammed] Anwar al-Sadat, pres Egypt (1970-81), assassinated at 62
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 on this day in history.
Oct 10 In the year 1981 anwar Sadat's funeral service is held in Cairo
Oct 11 LeRoy Irvin sets yards gained on punt returns record (207 yds) on this day in history.
Oct 11 In the year 1981 unknown rocker Prince opens for Rolling Stones at LA Coliseum
Oct 13 On this day in history nils Asther, actor (Son of Lassie, Wild Orchids), dies at 84
Oct 13 In the year 1981 vice President Hosni Mubarak elected president of Egypt
Oct 14 Ingemar Liljefors, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1981.
Oct 15 Frank DeKova, actor (Chief Wild Eagle-F Troop), dies in the year 1981.
Oct 16 Moshe Dayan, Israel's general/minister of Defense, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Oct 17 In the year 1981 david Guion, composer, dies at 88
Oct 19 On this day in history 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 Michael Granger, actor (Creature with Atom Brain, Pier 5 Havana), dies in the year 1981.
Oct 22 In the year 1981 professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization decertified
Oct 22 On this day in history uS national debt tops $1 trillion
Oct 23 In the year 1981 uS national debt hits $1 trillion
Oct 24 Deborah Baltzell, actress (Karen-I'm a Big Girl Now), dies at 25 on this day in history.
Oct 25 Ariel Durant, US author (Story of Civilization), dies at 83 in the year 1981.
Oct 27 Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia on this day in history.
Oct 27 John Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94 in the year 1981.
Oct 28 In the year 1981 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 Antigua and Barbuda gains independence from Britain (National Day) in the year 1981.
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 in the year 1981.
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 On this day in history 2nd shuttle mission-1st time spacecraft launched twice (Columbia 2)
Nov 12 On this day in history first balloon crossing of the Pacific is completed (Double Eagle V)