Historical Events In 1981
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Mar 09 Dan Rather becomes primary anchorman of CBS-TV News on this day in history.
Mar 10 In the year 1981 in the North West Territories Panarctic Oils Ltd. finds oil in offshore exploratory well in the eastern Arctic
Mar 11 Chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins on this day in history.
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 Attempt on Pope John Paul II by Mehemet Ali Agca in the year 1981.
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 in the year 1981.
Mar 17 FC Lisse, Dutch soccer team forms on this day in history.
Mar 19 In the year 1981 2 workers killed in space shuttle Columbia accident
Mar 19 Buffalo Sabres beat Toronto Maple Leafs 14-4 in the year 1981.
Mar 19 In the year 1981 emmy 8th Daytime Awards Susan Lucci loses for 2nd time
Mar 19 On this day in history emmy 8th Daytime Awards: Susan Lucci loses for 2nd time
Mar 20 On this day in history argentine ex-President Isabel Perón sentenced to 8 years
Mar 20 Jean Harris sentenced 15-to-life for slaying of Scarsdale Diet Doctor in the year 1981.
Mar 22 Postal rates up gain to 18¢ from 15¢ in the year 1981.
Mar 22 On this day in history soyuz 39 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Mongolian) to Salyut 6
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 In the year 1981 "Nightline with Ted Koppel" premieres on ABC
Mar 24 Bombay beat Delhi by innings &46 to win Ranji Cricket Trophy in the year 1981.
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 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 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 Viv Richards scores century in the first Test at his home Antigua in the year 1981.
Mar 29 In the year 1981 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 President Reagan shot and wounded by John W Hinckley Jr on this day in history.
Mar 30 In the year 1981 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.