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Historical Events In 1981

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

Nov 13   On this day in history ringo releases "Wrack My Brains"  

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

Nov 14   Old Dutch Windmill in Golden Gate Park repaired and working again in the year 1981.  

Nov 14   In the year 1981 vIA cuts nearly 20% of its services.  

Nov 15   Enid Markey, actress (Foolish Mothers, Civilization), dies at 85 in the year 1981.  

Nov 16   On this day in history 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   William Holden, actor, dies at age 63 in the year 1981.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Ringo releases "Stop and Smell the Roses" album on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Nov 25   Jack Albertson actor (Chico &the Man), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Nov 25   Jack Albertson, actor (Chico & the Man), dies at 74 in the year 1981.  

Nov 26   On this day in history machgielis "Max" Euwe, world chess champion (1935-37), dies at 80  

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

Nov 28   Bear Bryant wins his 315th game to out distance Alonzo Stagg andbecome college football's winningest coach in the year 1981.  

Nov 29   On this day in history natalie Wood, actress (West Side Story), drowns at 43 (suicide)  

Nov 30   Porn star John Holmes arrested on fugitive charges on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Robert H Harris, actor (Jake-Goldbergs), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Dec 01   In the year 1981 180 dies as Yugoslav DC-9 jetliner slams into a mountain  

Dec 01   HIV/AIDS pandemic in Worldwide killing 32 million+ people in the year 1981.  

Dec 02   Hershy Kay, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1981.  

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

Dec 02   In the year 1981 moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11:30 AM  

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

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   In the year 1981 president Reagan allows CIA to engage in domestic counter-intelligence  

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

Dec 09   Porn star John Holmes charged with Laurel Canyon murders in the year 1981.  

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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   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   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   Luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer was born in the year 1981.  

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 in the year 1981.  

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 in the year 1981.  

Jan 05   Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   A[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1981.  

Jan 08   On this day in history matthew Beard, entertainer, dies  

Jan 09   Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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