Historical Events In 1981
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Mar 09 Dan Rather becomes primary anchorman of CBS-TV News in the year 1981.
Mar 10 In the North West Territories Panarctic Oils Ltd. finds oil in offshore exploratory well in the eastern Arctic in the year 1981.
Mar 11 Chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 13 On this day in history attempt on Pope John Paul II by Mehemet Ali Agca
Mar 14 Ken Barrington, cricketer (82 Tests for England, 6806 runs), dies in the year 1981.
Mar 15 In the year 1981 suriname failed coup under Sergeant-Major Wilfred Hawker
Mar 17 On this day in history fC Lisse, Dutch soccer team forms
Mar 19 2 workers killed in space shuttle Columbia accident in the year 1981.
Mar 19 On this day in history buffalo Sabres beat Toronto Maple Leafs 14-4
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 in the year 1981.
Mar 20 On this day in history jean Harris sentenced 15-to-life for slaying of Scarsdale Diet Doctor
Mar 22 In the year 1981 postal rates up gain to 18¢ from 15¢
Mar 22 In the year 1981 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 on this day in history.
Mar 24 "Nightline with Ted Koppel" premieres on ABC in the year 1981.
Mar 24 Bombay beat Delhi by innings &46 to win Ranji Cricket Trophy in the year 1981.
Mar 24 Colombia drops diplomatic relations with Cuba in the year 1981.
Mar 26 In the year 1981 cyril Dean Darlington, biologist (hereditary mechanisms), dies at 77
Mar 26 On this day in history police &Albanian demonstrators battle in Kosovo Yugoslavia
Mar 26 Soyuz T-4 lands in the year 1981.
Mar 26 In the year 1981 the British Social Democratic Party is founded by the 'Gang of Four'
Mar 27 In the year 1981 john Lennon releases "Watching the Wheels" in UK
Mar 28 France performs nuclear test on this day in history.
Mar 28 On this day in history 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 On this day in history dewitt Wallace, US founder (Reader's Digest), dies at 91
Mar 30 President Reagan shot and wounded by John W Hinckley Jr in the year 1981.
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 on this day in history.