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Historical Events In 1981

Friday, 22 January 2021

Dec 09   In the year 1981 tonny Til, rocker, dies at 56  

Dec 10   In the year 1981 john Kieran, TV host (Information Please), dies at 89  

Dec 11   Muhammad Ali's 61st and last fight, losing to Trevor Berbick in the year 1981.  

Dec 11   On this day in history spacelab I arrives at Kennedy Space Center  

Dec 11   UN Sec Council chose Javier Perez de Cuellar of Peru as 5th Secretary-General in the year 1981.  

Dec 12   Wayne Gretsky scores quickest 50th goal (game 39) on this day in history.  

Dec 13   Polish government declares martial law, arrests Solidarity activists in the year 1981.  

Dec 14   Israel annexes Golan Heights in the year 1981.  

Dec 15   In the year 1981 nASA launches Intelsat V  

Dec 17   Members of the Red Brigades kidnap Brigadier General James L Dozier in the year 1981.  

Dec 18   On this day in history mehmet Shehu, PM Albania (1954-81)/"US-Russ spy", commits suicide  

Dec 20   On this day in history "Dreamgirls" opens on Broadway  

Dec 27   Hoagy Carmichael, US actor/songwriter (Stardust), dies at 82 in the year 1981.  

Dec 28   Elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first US test-tube baby, is born in Norfolk, Virginia on this day in history.  

Dec 29   In the year 1981 guido Provoost, Belgian historian, dies at 41  

Dec 30   On this day in history wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season  

Dec 31   In the year 1981 frantisek Chaun, composer, dies at 60  

Dec 31   Lt Rawlings stages coup in Ghana on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1981 birth of bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress  

Apr 28   In the year 1981 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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   In the year 1981 matthew Beard, entertainer, dies  

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

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