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Historical Events In 1981

Sunday, 09 May 2021

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

Oct 07   On this day in history wouter Paap, composer, dies at 73  

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   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) in the year 1981.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1981.  

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

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   On this day in history michael Granger, actor (Creature with Atom Brain, Pier 5 Havana), dies  

Oct 22   In the year 1981 professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization decertified  

Oct 22   US national debt tops $1 trillion on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 28   In the year 1981 edward M McIntrye elected 1st black mayor of Augusta Georgia  

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

Nov 04   Columbia shuttle launch scrubbed with 31 secs remaining in the year 1981.  

Nov 05   On this day in history 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 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   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   Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress  

Apr 28   Jessica Alba, American actress was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of john O'Shea, Irish footballer  

Apr 30   Emma Pierson, British actress was born in the year 1981.  

May 19   Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1981 harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87  

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 in the year 1981.  

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

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

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