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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 in the year 1981.  

Oct 05   In the year 1981 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1981.  

Oct 11   In the year 1981 leRoy Irvin sets yards gained on punt returns record (207 yds)  

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

Oct 13   Nils Asther, actor (Son of Lassie, Wild Orchids), dies at 84 in the year 1981.  

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

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

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   On this day in history david Guion, composer, dies at 88  

Oct 19   Frank DeKova, actor (F Troop), dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1981.  

Oct 22   Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization decertified in the year 1981.  

Oct 22   On this day in history uS national debt tops $1 trillion  

Oct 23   US national debt hits $1 trillion in the year 1981.  

Oct 24   On this day in history deborah Baltzell, actress (Karen-I'm a Big Girl Now), dies at 25  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 10   On this day in history abel Gance, french movie director (J'accuse), dies at 92  

Nov 12   In the year 1981 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   In the year 1981 birth of michael Clarke, Australian cricketer  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69  

Jan 08   Matthew Beard, entertainer, dies in the year 1981.  

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

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