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Historical Events In 1981

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Dec 09   On this day in history tonny Til, rocker, dies at 56  

Dec 10   John Kieran, TV host (Information Please), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   NASA launches Intelsat V in the year 1981.  

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

Dec 18   In the year 1981 mehmet Shehu, PM Albania (1954-81)/"US-Russ spy", commits suicide  

Dec 20   In the year 1981 "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 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   On this day in history guido Provoost, Belgian historian, dies at 41  

Dec 30   Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season in the year 1981.  

Dec 31   Frantisek Chaun, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1981.  

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   Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 02   Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 28   On this day in history birth of jessica Alba, American actress  

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

Apr 30   In the year 1981 birth of emma Pierson, British actress  

May 19   In the year 1981 birth of georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter  

May 19   In the year 1981 birth of luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer  

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   On this day in history death of hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920)  

Jan 02   In the year 1981 david Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51  

Jan 03   Princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883) died in the year 1981.  

Jan 05   In the year 1981 harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87  

Jan 06   A[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84 in the year 1981.  

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   In the year 1981 kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58  

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