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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.  

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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   Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress was born on this day in history.  

Apr 28   In the year 1981 birth of jessica Alba, American actress  

Apr 30   John O'Shea, Irish footballer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1981 birth of emma Pierson, British actress  

May 19   Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter was born in the year 1981.  

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 in the year 1981.  

Jan 02   On this day in history david Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51  

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   In the year 1981 jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69  

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

Jan 09   Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1981.  

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