Historical Events In 1981
Thursday, 02 July 2020
Dec 09 In the year 1981 tonny Til, rocker, dies at 56
Dec 10 John Kieran, TV host (Information Please), dies at 89 in the year 1981.
Dec 11 Muhammad Ali's 61st and last fight, losing to Trevor Berbick on this day in history.
Dec 11 Spacelab I arrives at Kennedy Space Center on this day in history.
Dec 11 UN Sec Council chose Javier Perez de Cuellar of Peru as 5th Secretary-General in the year 1981.
Dec 12 On this day in history wayne Gretsky scores quickest 50th goal (game 39)
Dec 13 In the year 1981 polish government declares martial law, arrests Solidarity activists
Dec 14 Israel annexes Golan Heights on this day in history.
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 Mehmet Shehu, PM Albania (1954-81)/"US-Russ spy", commits suicide in the year 1981.
Dec 20 On this day in history "Dreamgirls" opens on Broadway
Dec 27 Hoagy Carmichael, US actor/songwriter (Stardust), dies at 82 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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.