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