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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1981

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress  

Apr 28   On this day in history birth of jessica Alba, American actress  

Apr 30   In the year 1981 birth of john O'Shea, Irish footballer  

Apr 30   Emma Pierson, British actress was born in the year 1981.  

May 19   Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter was born on this day in history.  

May 19   Luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer was born in the year 1981.  

May 22   In the year 1981 birth of bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler  

Famous Deaths In 1981

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920) died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   David Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51 in the year 1981.  

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   A[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1981.  

Jan 08   Matthew Beard, entertainer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1981.  

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