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Historical Events In 1981

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Nov 12   US space shuttle Columbia, first space vehicle to make a second trip, launched on this day in history.  

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

Nov 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1981 vIA cuts nearly 20% of its services.  

Nov 15   Enid Markey, actress (Foolish Mothers, Civilization), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Enid Markey, actress (Aunt Violet-Bringing Up Buddy), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Nov 16   In the year 1981 luke marries Laura on General Hospital  

Nov 16   William Holden, actor, dies at age 63 on this day in history.  

Nov 17   In the year 1981 bob Eberly, singer (Jimmy Dorsey Band), dies at 65  

Nov 19   On this day in history griffiths Mxenge, South Afr's anti-apartheid advocate, murdered  

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

Nov 20   Ringo releases "Stop and Smell the Roses" album in the year 1981.  

Nov 21   On this day in history harry Von Zell, TV announcer (Burns & Allen), dies at 75  

Nov 21   Olivia Newton-John's "Physical," single goes #1 &stays for 10 weeks on this day in history.  

Nov 22   Andreina Pagnani, actress (Il Commandante), dies at 74 in the year 1981.  

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

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

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

Nov 27   Lotte Lenya, singer/actress (From Russia With Love), dies in NY at 83 in the year 1981.  

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   Natalie Wood, actress (West Side Story), drowns at 43 (suicide) in the year 1981.  

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

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

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 in the year 1981.  

Dec 02   On this day in history hershy Kay, composer, dies at 62  

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

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

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

Dec 04   In the year 1981 according to South Africa, Ciskei gains independence. Not recognized as an independent country outside South Africa  

Dec 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history birth of georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1981 david Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51  

Jan 03   In the year 1981 death of princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883)  

Jan 05   On this day in history harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1981 jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69  

Jan 08   Matthew Beard, entertainer, dies on this day in history.  

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

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