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Historical Events In 1981

Thursday, 09 December 2021

Nov 12   US space shuttle Columbia, first space vehicle to make a second trip, launched in the year 1981.  

Nov 13   Ringo releases "Wrack My Brains" on this day in history.  

Nov 14   In the year 1981 2nd Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 2-returns to Earth  

Nov 14   Old Dutch Windmill in Golden Gate Park repaired and working again on this day in history.  

Nov 14   On this day in history vIA cuts nearly 20% of its services.  

Nov 15   In the year 1981 enid Markey, actress (Foolish Mothers, Civilization), dies at 85  

Nov 16   In the year 1981 enid Markey, actress (Aunt Violet-Bringing Up Buddy), dies at 85  

Nov 16   Luke marries Laura on General Hospital in the year 1981.  

Nov 16   In the year 1981 william Holden, actor, dies at age 63.  

Nov 17   Bob Eberly, singer (Jimmy Dorsey Band), dies at 65 in the year 1981.  

Nov 19   In the year 1981 griffiths Mxenge, South Afr's anti-apartheid advocate, murdered  

Nov 20   Anatoly Karpov, USSR retains world chess championship in the year 1981.  

Nov 20   On this day in history ringo releases "Stop and Smell the Roses" album  

Nov 21   In the year 1981 harry Von Zell, TV announcer (Burns & Allen), dies at 75  

Nov 21   Olivia Newton-John's "Physical," single goes #1 &stays for 10 weeks in the year 1981.  

Nov 22   In the year 1981 andreina Pagnani, actress (Il Commandante), dies at 74  

Nov 25   In the year 1981 jack Albertson actor (Chico &the Man), dies at 74  

Nov 25   On this day in history jack Albertson, actor (Chico & the Man), dies at 74  

Nov 26   Machgielis "Max" Euwe, world chess champion (1935-37), dies at 80 in the year 1981.  

Nov 27   Lotte Lenya, singer/actress (From Russia With Love), dies in NY at 83 on this day in history.  

Nov 28   On this day in history bear Bryant wins his 315th game to out distance Alonzo Stagg andbecome college football's winningest coach  

Nov 29   In the year 1981 natalie Wood, actress (West Side Story), drowns at 43 (suicide)  

Nov 30   Porn star John Holmes arrested on fugitive charges in the year 1981.  

Nov 30   On this day in history robert H Harris, actor (Jake-Goldbergs), dies at 72  

Dec 01   180 dies as Yugoslav DC-9 jetliner slams into a mountain on this day in history.  

Dec 01   HIV/AIDS pandemic in Worldwide killing 32 million+ people on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 1981 hershy Kay, composer, dies at 62  

Dec 02   Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11 30 AM on this day in history.  

Dec 02   Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11:30 AM in the year 1981.  

Dec 04   "Falcon Crest" premieres on CBS-TV in the year 1981.  

Dec 04   According to South Africa, Ciskei gains independence. Not recognized as an independent country outside South Africa on this day in history.  

Dec 04   President Reagan allows CIA to engage in domestic counter-intelligence in the year 1981.  

Dec 08   Shakey, [Walter Horton], harmonicist (Everybody's Fishin'), dies at 64 in the year 1981.  

Dec 09   In the year 1981 porn star John Holmes charged with Laurel Canyon murders  

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

Apr 28   On this day in history birth of jessica Alba, American actress  

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

Apr 30   Emma Pierson, British actress was born on this day in history.  

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 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   Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87 in the year 1981.  

Jan 06   In the year 1981 a[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84  

Jan 07   Jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

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

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