Historical Events In 1981
Monday, 20 September 2021
Feb 23 In the year 1981 people magazine features drug ordeal of Mackenzie & Papa John Phillips
Feb 23 Spanish army officers attempt a coup in the Spanish Parliament on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1981 spanish coup under Lieutenant-Colonel Antonio Tejero Molina fails
Feb 24 On this day in history buckingham Palace announces the engagement of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer.
Feb 24 Jean Harris is convicted of murdering Scarsdale diet doctor Tarnower in the year 1981.
Feb 25 L Calvo Sotelo elected premier of Spain on this day in history.
Feb 25 The Calgary Flames score 11 goals against New York Islanders on this day in history.
Feb 25 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Feb 26 3 Anglican missionaries detained in Iran since August 1980 are released on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1981 fC Terborgh, [Reijnier Flaes], lawyer/writer (Turkish War), dies at 79
Feb 26 French Train à Grande Vitesse averages 380 kph on trial run on this day in history.
Feb 27 On this day in history greatest passenger load on a commercial airliner-610 on Boeing 747
Feb 27 In the year 1981 paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder record "Ebony & Ivory"
Feb 28 On this day in history china PR throws out Netherlands ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan
Mar 01 On this day in history "Sophisticated Ladies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 767 performances
Mar 01 On this day in history 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
Mar 01 In the year 1981 bobby Sands, IRA member, begins 65-day hunger strike in Maze Prison (he dies)
Mar 01 IRA member Bobby Sands begins a hunger strike at Northern Ireland's Maze Prison. (Sands died 65 days later.) in the year 1981.
Mar 01 Sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic on this day in history.
Mar 02 In the year 1981 aircraft hijacked by 3 Pakistani terrorists
Mar 02 On this day in history howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWDC in Washington DC
Mar 02 Janear Hines, actress (Roberta-Julia), dies at 30 in the year 1981.
Mar 04 In the year 1981 torin Thatcher, actor (Houdini, Isranbul, Lady Godiva), dies
Mar 05 Brenda De Banzie, actress (39 Steps, Hobson's Choice), dies at 64 on this day in history.
Mar 05 US government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer in the year 1981.
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 in the year 1981.
Mar 06 On this day in history soyuz 39 returns to Earth
Mar 06 In the year 1981 walter Cronkite signs-off as anchorman of "The CBS Evening News"
Mar 07 On this day in history john Gnagy, artist (Learn to Draw), dies at 73
Mar 07 In the year 1981 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.