Historical Events In 1981
Monday, 03 October 2022
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" in the year 1981.
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 VIA cuts nearly 20% of its services on this day in history.
Nov 15 In the year 1981 enid Markey, actress (Foolish Mothers, Civilization), dies at 85
Nov 16 On this day in history enid Markey, actress (Aunt Violet-Bringing Up Buddy), dies at 85
Nov 16 In the year 1981 luke marries Laura on General Hospital
Nov 16 On this day in history william Holden, actor, dies at age 63.
Nov 17 In the year 1981 bob Eberly, singer (Jimmy Dorsey Band), dies at 65
Nov 19 Griffiths Mxenge, South Afr's anti-apartheid advocate, murdered on this day in history.
Nov 20 Anatoly Karpov, USSR retains world chess championship in the year 1981.
Nov 20 In the year 1981 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 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 On this day in history jack Albertson actor (Chico &the Man), dies at 74
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 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 Bear Bryant wins his 315th game to out distance Alonzo Stagg andbecome college football's winningest coach on this day in history.
Nov 29 Natalie Wood, actress (West Side Story), drowns at 43 (suicide) in the year 1981.
Nov 30 On this day in history porn star John Holmes arrested on fugitive charges
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 On this day in history hIV/AIDS pandemic in Worldwide killing 32 million+ people
Dec 02 Hershy Kay, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1981.
Dec 02 In the year 1981 moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11 30 AM
Dec 02 Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11:30 AM in the year 1981.
Dec 04 "Falcon Crest" premieres on CBS-TV on this day in history.
Dec 04 According to South Africa, Ciskei gains independence. Not recognized as an independent country outside South Africa in the year 1981.
Dec 04 President Reagan allows CIA to engage in domestic counter-intelligence in the year 1981.
Dec 08 On this day in history shakey, [Walter Horton], harmonicist (Everybody's Fishin'), dies at 64
Dec 09 In the year 1981 porn star John Holmes charged with Laurel Canyon murders