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Historical Events In 1981

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Feb 23   On this day in history people magazine features drug ordeal of Mackenzie & Papa John Phillips  

Feb 23   On this day in history spanish army officers attempt a coup in the Spanish Parliament  

Feb 23   Spanish coup under Lieutenant-Colonel Antonio Tejero Molina fails in the year 1981.  

Feb 24   On this day in history buckingham Palace announces the engagement of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer.  

Feb 24   In the year 1981 jean Harris is convicted of murdering Scarsdale diet doctor Tarnower  

Feb 25   On this day in history l Calvo Sotelo elected premier of Spain  

Feb 25   In the year 1981 the Calgary Flames score 11 goals against New York Islanders  

Feb 25   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1981.  

Feb 26   On this day in history 3 Anglican missionaries detained in Iran since August 1980 are released  

Feb 26   FC Terborgh, [Reijnier Flaes], lawyer/writer (Turkish War), dies at 79 in the year 1981.  

Feb 26   On this day in history french Train à Grande Vitesse averages 380 kph on trial run  

Feb 27   In the year 1981 greatest passenger load on a commercial airliner-610 on Boeing 747  

Feb 27   Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder record "Ebony & Ivory" on this day in history.  

Feb 28   In the year 1981 china PR throws out Netherlands ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan  

Mar 01   In the year 1981 "Sophisticated Ladies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 767 performances  

Mar 01   Alberta cuts oil production to protest Ottawa's National Energy Policy the federal government replies by a compensation charge as Energy Minister Marc Lalonde matches Alberta cutbacks by a "Lougheed Levy" to subsidize imports in the year 1981.  

Mar 01   Bobby Sands, IRA member, begins 65-day hunger strike in Maze Prison (he dies) on this day in history.  

Mar 01   IRA member Bobby Sands begins a hunger strike at Northern Ireland's Maze Prison. (Sands died 65 days later.) on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic in the year 1981.  

Mar 02   In the year 1981 aircraft hijacked by 3 Pakistani terrorists  

Mar 02   In the year 1981 howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWDC in Washington DC  

Mar 02   Janear Hines, actress (Roberta-Julia), dies at 30 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history torin Thatcher, actor (Houdini, Isranbul, Lady Godiva), dies  

Mar 05   Brenda De Banzie, actress (39 Steps, Hobson's Choice), dies at 64 in the year 1981.  

Mar 05   US government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer on this day in history.  

Mar 05   World Ice Dance Championship in Hartford won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (Great Britain) on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history cBS Evening News anchor Walter Cronkite gives his last newscast.  

Mar 06   France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on this day in history.  

Mar 06   George Geary, cricketer (14 Tests for England, 46 wickets), dies on this day in history.  

Mar 06   In the year 1981 soyuz 39 returns to Earth  

Mar 06   On this day in history walter Cronkite signs-off as anchorman of "The CBS Evening News"  

Mar 07   John Gnagy, artist (Learn to Draw), dies at 73 in the year 1981.  

Mar 07   On this day in history the first homicide at Disneyland, 18 year old is stabbed to death  

Mar 08   Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

May 19   On this day in history 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   Hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920) died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   David Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1981 death of princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883)  

Jan 05   On this day in history harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87  

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   Matthew Beard, entertainer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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