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Historical Events In 1981

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

Dec 10   On this day in history john Kieran, TV host (Information Please), dies at 89  

Dec 11   Muhammad Ali's 61st and last fight, losing to Trevor Berbick on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 12   Wayne Gretsky scores quickest 50th goal (game 39) in the year 1981.  

Dec 13   On this day in history polish government declares martial law, arrests Solidarity activists  

Dec 14   On this day in history israel annexes Golan Heights  

Dec 15   In the year 1981 nASA launches Intelsat V  

Dec 17   In the year 1981 members of the Red Brigades kidnap Brigadier General James L Dozier  

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

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

Dec 27   In the year 1981 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   Guido Provoost, Belgian historian, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Dec 30   Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season on this day in history.  

Dec 31   On this day in history frantisek Chaun, composer, dies at 60  

Dec 31   On this day in history lt Rawlings stages coup in Ghana  

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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   In the year 1981 birth of jessica Alba, American actress  

Apr 30   John O'Shea, Irish footballer was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 30   Emma Pierson, British actress was born on this day in history.  

May 19   Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter was born in the year 1981.  

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   In the year 1981 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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