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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   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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Apr 28   In the year 1981 birth of jessica Alba, American actress  

Apr 30   In the year 1981 birth of john O'Shea, Irish footballer  

Apr 30   Emma Pierson, British actress was born in the year 1981.  

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

May 19   Luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer was born on this day in history.  

May 22   Bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler was born in the year 1981.  

Famous Deaths In 1981

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920) died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   David Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87  

Jan 06   On this day in history a[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history matthew Beard, entertainer, dies  

Jan 09   Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1981.  

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