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Historical Events In 1981

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Jan 31   On this day in history gaetan Boucher 1958- skates the 1000m in a world record time of 1:13.39; native of Charlesbourg, Quebec will go on to win gold in the 1000m and 1500m, and a bronze in the 500m at the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics  

Jan 31   In the year 1981 gaetan Boucher skates world record 1000m (1 13.39)  

Feb 01   Australian cricket captain Greg Chappell causes furore when he orders his brother Trevor to bowl underarm to a New Zealand batsman in the year 1981.  

Feb 01   On this day in history donald W Douglas, US aviation pionieer/builder, dies at 88  

Feb 01   Duke Ellington-musical "Sophisticated Ladies," premieres in New York NY in the year 1981.  

Feb 01   Dutch Antilles census is 231,932 in the year 1981.  

Feb 01   French government accord sends 60 Mirage fighter jets to Iraq on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history trevor Chappell bowls underarm to Brian McKechnie, WSC Final MCG  

Feb 02   Donald W Douglas, US aircraft pioneer/builder, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history gro Harlem Brundtland elected premier of Norway  

Feb 05   Barend Barendse, Dutch sportscaster, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Largest Jell-O made (9,246 gallons of watermelon-flavor) in Brisbane in the year 1981.  

Feb 05   Military jury in North Carolina convicts Robert Garwood of collaborating with enemy in the year 1981.  

Feb 06   In the year 1981 "Brady Brides," debuts on NBC TV  

Feb 06   Beatles McCartney, Starr & Harrison record a tribute to John Lennon in the year 1981.  

Feb 08   On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Elaine Zayak  

Feb 08   US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Bill Haley, dynamic rock 'n roll singer of Bill Haley and the Comets, dies in Harlingen, Texas, at age 55 in the year 1981.  

Feb 09   On this day in history bill Haley, vocalist (Rock Around Clock), dies of heart attack at 55  

Feb 10   A fire at the Las Vegas Hilton claims eight lives, and injures nearly 200, at this popular hotel-casino in the year 1981.  

Feb 10   In the year 1981 dennis Lillee becomes Australian Cricket's top wicket-taker with 249  

Feb 11   Australia all out 83 vs India at MCG chasing 143 to win in the year 1981.  

Feb 11   In the year 1981 polish premier Jozef Pinkowski replaced by Wojciech Jaruzelski  

Feb 12   Admiral Bobby R Inman, USN, becomes deputy director of CIA on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Jean Dixon, actress (Joy of Livng, You Only Live Once), dies in the year 1981.  

Feb 13   On this day in history longest sentence published by New York Times-1286 words  

Feb 15   In the year 1981 jack Crapp, cricketer (7 Tests for England 1948-49, 319 runs), dies  

Feb 15   On this day in history rocket-powered ice sled attains 399 kph, Lake George NY  

Feb 16   Howard Hanson, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1981.  

Feb 19   Frank Merrik, composer, dies at 94 on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Flight readiness firing of Columbia's main engines; 20 seconds in the year 1981.  

Feb 21   On this day in history "Yorkshire Ripper" Peter Sutcliffe, murderer of 13 women, captured  

Feb 21   On this day in history japan launches Hinotori satellite to study solar flares (580/640 k)  

Feb 21   In the year 1981 nASA launches Comstar D-4  

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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   On this day in history birth of bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress  

Apr 28   Jessica Alba, American actress was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of john O'Shea, Irish footballer  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1981.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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