Historical Events In 1981
Friday, 22 January 2021
Dec 09 In the year 1981 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 in the year 1981.
Dec 12 Wayne Gretsky scores quickest 50th goal (game 39) on this day in history.
Dec 13 Polish government declares martial law, arrests Solidarity activists in the year 1981.
Dec 14 Israel annexes Golan Heights in the year 1981.
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 On this day in history mehmet Shehu, PM Albania (1954-81)/"US-Russ spy", commits suicide
Dec 20 On this day in history "Dreamgirls" opens on Broadway
Dec 27 Hoagy Carmichael, US actor/songwriter (Stardust), dies at 82 in the year 1981.
Dec 28 Elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first US test-tube baby, is born in Norfolk, Virginia on this day in history.
Dec 29 In the year 1981 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 In the year 1981 frantisek Chaun, composer, dies at 60
Dec 31 Lt Rawlings stages coup in Ghana on this day in history.