Historical Events In 1981
Thursday, 19 May 2022
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