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Historical Events In 1981

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Dec 09   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1981 israel annexes Golan Heights  

Dec 15   On this day in history nASA launches Intelsat V  

Dec 17   On this day in history members of the Red Brigades kidnap Brigadier General James L Dozier  

Dec 18   On this day in history mehmet Shehu, PM Albania (1954-81)/"US-Russ spy", commits suicide  

Dec 20   "Dreamgirls" opens on Broadway in the year 1981.  

Dec 27   On this day in history 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   On this day in history guido Provoost, Belgian historian, dies at 41  

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

May 19   Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter was born on this day in history.  

May 19   Luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer was born in the year 1981.  

May 22   In the year 1981 birth of bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler  

Famous Deaths In 1981

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920) died in the year 1981.  

Jan 02   David Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51 in the year 1981.  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883)  

Jan 05   Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69  

Jan 08   In the year 1981 matthew Beard, entertainer, dies  

Jan 09   In the year 1981 kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58  

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