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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   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   LeRoy Irvin sets yards gained on punt returns record (207 yds) in the year 1981.  

Oct 11   On this day in history unknown rocker Prince opens for Rolling Stones at LA Coliseum  

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

Oct 13   On this day in history vice President Hosni Mubarak elected president of Egypt  

Oct 14   Ingemar Liljefors, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1981.  

Oct 15   In the year 1981 frank DeKova, actor (Chief Wild Eagle-F Troop), dies  

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   In the year 1981 3 members of Weather underground arrested for armored truck robbery  

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

Oct 22   On this day in history professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization decertified  

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

Oct 23   US national debt hits $1 trillion on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia  

Oct 27   On this day in history john Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94  

Oct 28   Edward M McIntrye elected 1st black mayor of Augusta Georgia in the year 1981.  

Oct 29   William O Walker, publisher of Cleveland Call Post, dies at 85 in the year 1981.  

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   In the year 1981 former Dolphin, Mercury Morris, is sentenced to 20 years for drug trafficking, conspiracy, & possession of cocaine  

Nov 07   On this day in history will Durant, US author (story of civilization), dies at 96  

Nov 10   Abel Gance, french movie director (J'accuse), dies at 92 in the year 1981.  

Nov 12   2nd shuttle mission-1st time spacecraft launched twice (Columbia 2) in the year 1981.  

Nov 12   First balloon crossing of the Pacific is completed (Double Eagle V) in the year 1981.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1981

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 02   Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress was born in the year 1981.  

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   Emma Pierson, British actress was born on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1981 birth of georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter  

May 19   In the year 1981 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   Hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920) died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   David Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51 in the year 1981.  

Jan 03   In the year 1981 death of princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883)  

Jan 05   In the year 1981 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   Jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1981.  

Jan 08   In the year 1981 matthew Beard, entertainer, dies  

Jan 09   Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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