Historical Events In 1981
Thursday, 22 April 2021
Mar 09 In the year 1981 dan Rather becomes primary anchorman of CBS-TV News
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 In the year 1981 soyuz T-4 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
Mar 12 On this day in history walter R T Witschey installs world's largest sundial, Richmond VA
Mar 13 In the year 1981 attempt on Pope John Paul II by Mehemet Ali Agca
Mar 14 Ken Barrington, cricketer (82 Tests for England, 6806 runs), dies on this day in history.
Mar 15 On this day in history suriname failed coup under Sergeant-Major Wilfred Hawker
Mar 17 On this day in history fC Lisse, Dutch soccer team forms
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 On this day in history emmy 8th Daytime Awards Susan Lucci loses for 2nd time
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 On this day in history jean Harris sentenced 15-to-life for slaying of Scarsdale Diet Doctor
Mar 22 Postal rates up gain to 18¢ from 15¢ on this day in history.
Mar 22 On this day in history soyuz 39 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Mongolian) to Salyut 6
Mar 23 Supreme Court rules states could require, with some exceptions, parental notification when teen-age girls sought abortions in the year 1981.
Mar 24 In the year 1981 "Nightline with Ted Koppel" premieres on ABC
Mar 24 Bombay beat Delhi by innings &46 to win Ranji Cricket Trophy on this day in history.
Mar 24 In the year 1981 colombia drops diplomatic relations with Cuba
Mar 26 Cyril Dean Darlington, biologist (hereditary mechanisms), dies at 77 in the year 1981.
Mar 26 Police &Albanian demonstrators battle in Kosovo Yugoslavia on this day in history.
Mar 26 In the year 1981 soyuz T-4 lands
Mar 26 In the year 1981 the British Social Democratic Party is founded by the 'Gang of Four'
Mar 27 John Lennon releases "Watching the Wheels" in UK in the year 1981.
Mar 28 In the year 1981 france performs nuclear test
Mar 28 Viv Richards scores century in the first Test at his home Antigua on this day in history.
Mar 29 In the year 1981 eric Williams, Prime Minister (Trinidad & Tobago), dies at 79
Mar 29 In the year 1981 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Mar 30 Dewitt Wallace, US founder (Reader's Digest), dies at 91 in the year 1981.
Mar 30 On this day in history president Reagan shot and wounded by John W Hinckley Jr
Mar 30 US President Ronald Reagan wounded in an assassination attempt in the year 1981.
Mar 31 53rd Academy Awards "Ordinary People", Robert De Niro, Sissy Spacek win in the year 1981.