Historical Events In 1981
Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Oct 05 In the year 1981 gloria Grahame, actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 55
Oct 05 Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honarary American on this day in history.
Oct 06 [Mohammed] Anwar al-Sadat, pres Egypt (1970-81), assassinated at 62 in the year 1981.
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 in the year 1981.
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) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1981.
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 On this day in history moshe Dayan, Israel's general/minister of Defense, dies at 66
Oct 17 David Guion, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.
Oct 19 In the year 1981 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 In the year 1981 michael Granger, actor (Creature with Atom Brain, Pier 5 Havana), dies
Oct 22 Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization decertified on this day in history.
Oct 22 In the year 1981 uS national debt tops $1 trillion
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 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 in the year 1981.
Oct 28 On this day in history 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 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 Former Dolphin, Mercury Morris, is sentenced to 20 years for drug trafficking, conspiracy, & possession of cocaine on this day in history.
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 In the year 1981 first balloon crossing of the Pacific is completed (Double Eagle V)