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Historical Events In 1981

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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)  

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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   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 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 in the year 1981.  

May 19   In the year 1981 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   In the year 1981 death of princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883)  

Jan 05   Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87 in the year 1981.  

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

Jan 07   Jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

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

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