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.