Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1981

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Mar 09   Dan Rather becomes primary anchorman of CBS-TV News on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history in the North West Territories Panarctic Oils Ltd. finds oil in offshore exploratory well in the eastern Arctic  

Mar 11   On this day in history chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins  

Mar 12   Soyuz T-4 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station in the year 1981.  

Mar 12   Walter R T Witschey installs world's largest sundial, Richmond VA in the year 1981.  

Mar 13   Attempt on Pope John Paul II by Mehemet Ali Agca on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Ken Barrington, cricketer (82 Tests for England, 6806 runs), dies in the year 1981.  

Mar 15   Suriname failed coup under Sergeant-Major Wilfred Hawker on this day in history.  

Mar 17   FC Lisse, Dutch soccer team forms in the year 1981.  

Mar 19   On this day in history 2 workers killed in space shuttle Columbia accident  

Mar 19   Buffalo Sabres beat Toronto Maple Leafs 14-4 in the year 1981.  

Mar 19   Emmy 8th Daytime Awards Susan Lucci loses for 2nd time on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1981 emmy 8th Daytime Awards: Susan Lucci loses for 2nd time  

Mar 20   Argentine ex-President Isabel Perón sentenced to 8 years on this day in history.  

Mar 20   In the year 1981 jean Harris sentenced 15-to-life for slaying of Scarsdale Diet Doctor  

Mar 22   Postal rates up gain to 18¢ from 15¢ in the year 1981.  

Mar 22   Soyuz 39 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Mongolian) to Salyut 6 on this day in history.  

Mar 23   On this day in history supreme Court rules states could require, with some exceptions, parental notification when teen-age girls sought abortions  

Mar 24   On this day in history "Nightline with Ted Koppel" premieres on ABC  

Mar 24   On this day in history bombay beat Delhi by innings &46 to win Ranji Cricket Trophy  

Mar 24   Colombia drops diplomatic relations with Cuba on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Cyril Dean Darlington, biologist (hereditary mechanisms), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Mar 26   On this day in history police &Albanian demonstrators battle in Kosovo Yugoslavia  

Mar 26   Soyuz T-4 lands on this day in history.  

Mar 26   The British Social Democratic Party is founded by the 'Gang of Four' in the year 1981.  

Mar 27   On this day in history john Lennon releases "Watching the Wheels" in UK  

Mar 28   In the year 1981 france performs nuclear test  

Mar 28   In the year 1981 viv Richards scores century in the first Test at his home Antigua  

Mar 29   Eric Williams, Prime Minister (Trinidad & Tobago), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Mar 29   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

Mar 30   Dewitt Wallace, US founder (Reader's Digest), dies at 91 in the year 1981.  

Mar 30   In the year 1981 president Reagan shot and wounded by John W Hinckley Jr  

Mar 30   US President Ronald Reagan wounded in an assassination attempt on this day in history.  

Mar 31   In the year 1981 53rd Academy Awards "Ordinary People", Robert De Niro, Sissy Spacek win  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | Next Page »

Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In 1981

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 02   In the year 1981 birth of bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress  

Apr 28   In the year 1981 birth of jessica Alba, American actress  

Apr 30   John O'Shea, Irish footballer was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of emma Pierson, British actress  

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   Bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler was born in the year 1981.  

Famous Deaths In 1981

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1981 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   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   In the year 1981 jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69  

Jan 08   Matthew Beard, entertainer, dies in the year 1981.  

Jan 09   In the year 1981 kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
Yes
No
Don't Know