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Historical Events In 1981

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Mar 09   In the year 1981 dan Rather becomes primary anchorman of CBS-TV News  

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

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   Walter R T Witschey installs world's largest sundial, Richmond VA on this day in history.  

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

Mar 14   In the year 1981 ken Barrington, cricketer (82 Tests for England, 6806 runs), dies  

Mar 15   On this day in history suriname failed coup under Sergeant-Major Wilfred Hawker  

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   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   In the year 1981 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   Soyuz 39 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Mongolian) to Salyut 6 in the year 1981.  

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   In the year 1981 bombay beat Delhi by innings &46 to win Ranji Cricket Trophy  

Mar 24   Colombia drops diplomatic relations with Cuba in the year 1981.  

Mar 26   Cyril Dean Darlington, biologist (hereditary mechanisms), dies at 77 in the year 1981.  

Mar 26   In the year 1981 police &Albanian demonstrators battle in Kosovo Yugoslavia  

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

Mar 26   On this day in history the British Social Democratic Party is founded by the 'Gang of Four'  

Mar 27   John Lennon releases "Watching the Wheels" in UK on this day in history.  

Mar 28   France performs nuclear test in the year 1981.  

Mar 28   Viv Richards scores century in the first Test at his home Antigua on this day in history.  

Mar 29   On this day in history eric Williams, Prime Minister (Trinidad & Tobago), dies at 79  

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   On this day in history president Reagan shot and wounded by John W Hinckley Jr  

Mar 30   On this day in history uS President Ronald Reagan wounded in an assassination attempt  

Mar 31   53rd Academy Awards "Ordinary People", Robert De Niro, Sissy Spacek win on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1981

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   In the year 1981 birth of michael Clarke, Australian cricketer  

Apr 02   Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress was born on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Jessica Alba, American actress was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of john O'Shea, Irish footballer  

Apr 30   In the year 1981 birth of emma Pierson, British actress  

May 19   Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter was born in the year 1981.  

May 19   In the year 1981 birth of luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer  

May 22   On this day in history birth of bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler  

Famous Deaths In 1981

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   A[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84 in the year 1981.  

Jan 07   On this day in history jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69  

Jan 08   In the year 1981 matthew Beard, entertainer, dies  

Jan 09   On this day in history kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58  

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