Historical Events In 1981
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Dec 09 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Dec 12 Wayne Gretsky scores quickest 50th goal (game 39) in the year 1981.
Dec 13 In the year 1981 polish government declares martial law, arrests Solidarity activists
Dec 14 In the year 1981 israel annexes Golan Heights
Dec 15 On this day in history nASA launches Intelsat V
Dec 17 On this day in history members of the Red Brigades kidnap Brigadier General James L Dozier
Dec 18 On this day in history mehmet Shehu, PM Albania (1954-81)/"US-Russ spy", commits suicide
Dec 20 "Dreamgirls" opens on Broadway in the year 1981.
Dec 27 On this day in history hoagy Carmichael, US actor/songwriter (Stardust), dies at 82
Dec 28 Elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first US test-tube baby, is born in Norfolk, Virginia in the year 1981.
Dec 29 On this day in history guido Provoost, Belgian historian, dies at 41
Dec 30 In the year 1981 wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season
Dec 31 Frantisek Chaun, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Dec 31 Lt Rawlings stages coup in Ghana in the year 1981.