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Historical Events In 1981

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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.  

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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   In the year 1981 birth of bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress  

Apr 28   Jessica Alba, American actress was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   John O'Shea, Irish footballer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of emma Pierson, British actress  

May 19   On this day in history birth of georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter  

May 19   Luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer was born on this day in history.  

May 22   Bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1981 david Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51  

Jan 03   Princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87  

Jan 06   On this day in history a[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84  

Jan 07   Jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

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

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