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Historical Events In 1981

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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   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   VIA cuts nearly 20% of its services in the year 1981.  

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   On this day in history luke marries Laura on General Hospital  

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

Nov 17   Bob Eberly, singer (Jimmy Dorsey Band), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Nov 19   Griffiths Mxenge, South Afr's anti-apartheid advocate, murdered on this day in history.  

Nov 20   In the year 1981 anatoly Karpov, USSR retains world chess championship  

Nov 20   In the year 1981 ringo releases "Stop and Smell the Roses" album  

Nov 21   Harry Von Zell, TV announcer (Burns & Allen), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 22   On this day in history andreina Pagnani, actress (Il Commandante), dies at 74  

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 in the year 1981.  

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

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   Natalie Wood, actress (West Side Story), drowns at 43 (suicide) on this day in history.  

Nov 30   On this day in history porn star John Holmes arrested on fugitive charges  

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

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   On this day in history president Reagan allows CIA to engage in domestic counter-intelligence  

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   Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress was born on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Jessica Alba, American actress was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 30   Emma Pierson, British actress was born in the year 1981.  

May 19   Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1981.  

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

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

Jan 09   Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1981.  

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