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Historical Events In 1981

Tuesday, 14 July 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   Gaetan Boucher skates world record 1000m (1 13.39) in the year 1981.  

Feb 01   On this day in history australian cricket captain Greg Chappell causes furore when he orders his brother Trevor to bowl underarm to a New Zealand batsman.  

Feb 01   In the year 1981 donald W Douglas, US aviation pionieer/builder, dies at 88  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history dutch Antilles census is 231,932  

Feb 01   On this day in history french government accord sends 60 Mirage fighter jets to Iraq  

Feb 01   Trevor Chappell bowls underarm to Brian McKechnie, WSC Final MCG on this day in history.  

Feb 02   On this day in history donald W Douglas, US aircraft pioneer/builder, dies at 88  

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

Feb 05   Barend Barendse, Dutch sportscaster, dies at 73 in the year 1981.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   "Brady Brides," debuts on NBC TV on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1981 beatles McCartney, Starr & Harrison record a tribute to John Lennon  

Feb 08   US female Figure Skating championship won by Elaine Zayak in the year 1981.  

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

Feb 09   On this day in history bill Haley, dynamic rock 'n roll singer of Bill Haley and the Comets, dies in Harlingen, Texas, at age 55.  

Feb 09   Bill Haley, vocalist (Rock Around Clock), dies of heart attack at 55 in the year 1981.  

Feb 10   On this day in history a fire at the Las Vegas Hilton claims eight lives, and injures nearly 200, at this popular hotel-casino.  

Feb 10   Dennis Lillee becomes Australian Cricket's top wicket-taker with 249 in the year 1981.  

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

Feb 11   Polish premier Jozef Pinkowski replaced by Wojciech Jaruzelski in the year 1981.  

Feb 12   In the year 1981 admiral Bobby R Inman, USN, becomes deputy director of CIA  

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

Feb 13   In the year 1981 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   In the year 1981 rocket-powered ice sled attains 399 kph, Lake George NY  

Feb 16   In the year 1981 howard Hanson, composer, dies at 84  

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   In the year 1981 "Yorkshire Ripper" Peter Sutcliffe, murderer of 13 women, captured  

Feb 21   In the year 1981 japan launches Hinotori satellite to study solar flares (580/640 k)  

Feb 21   NASA launches Comstar D-4 on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1981 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1981 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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