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Historical Events In 1981

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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

Apr 01   On this day in history d[ennis] F[eltham] Jones, sci-fi author (Colossus), dies at 65  

Apr 01   On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante  

Apr 02   A Gilmore &P Kilmartin discovers asteroid #3400 in the year 1981.  

Apr 03   On this day in history arnie Boldt of Saskatchewan jumped 6' 8.25", with 1 leg  

Apr 03   In the year 1981 race riots in London's Brixton area  

Apr 04   Brad Johnson actor (Annie Oakley), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1981 brad Johnson, actor (Annie Oakley), dies at 56  

Apr 04   In the year 1981 henry Cisneros becomes 1st Mexican-American mayor (San Antonio)  

Apr 05   On this day in history 10th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Nancy Lopez  

Apr 05   Bob "Bear" Hite, rocker (Canned Heat), dies of a heart attack at 36 on this day in history.  

Apr 05   E Bowell discovers asteroids #2383 Bradley and #2433 Sootiyo in the year 1981.  

Apr 05   On this day in history philadelphia Flyers amass a record 2,621 penalty minutes  

Apr 05   The Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev goes to Czechoslovakia to discuss Polish crisis in the year 1981.  

Apr 06   In the year 1981 bob "The Bear" Hite, singer (Canned Heat-Goin' up the Country), dies  

Apr 07   Willem Klein mentally extracts 13th root of a 100-digit # in 29 sec in the year 1981.  

Apr 08   E Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante on this day in history.  

Apr 08   On this day in history norman Taurog, dies  

Apr 09   Gen Omar Bradley last 5-star general, dies in NY at 88 on this day in history.  

Apr 09   In the year 1981 scott Gwartz was born  

Apr 09   In the year 1981 uS sub George Washington rams Japanese freighter Nisso Maru  

Apr 10   "Caveman" with Ringo premiers on this day in history.  

Apr 10   Computer glitch keeps Space Shuttle Columbia grounded in the year 1981.  

Apr 10   In the year 1981 imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands elected to British Parliment  

Apr 11   Marie Ney, dies at 85 in the year 1981.  

Apr 11   On this day in history ronald Reagan arrives home from hospital after Hinkley shot him  

Apr 11   In the year 1981 valerie Bertinelli marries Eddie Van Halen  

Apr 12   First launching of re-useable Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-1) with all Navy crew. CAPT John W. Young, USN (Ret.) commanded, while LCDR Robert L. Crippen, USN was the pilot. Mission duration was 2 days, 6 hours, and 20 minutes. Sixteen of the shuttle's heat-shielding silicon tiles were lost and 148 damaged during reentry in the year 1981.  

Apr 12   On this day in history first space shuttle (Columbia) launched Americans prove to Russians that theirs is better because it's recyclable  

Apr 12   Hans Chemin-Petit, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1981.  

Apr 13   In the year 1981 wash Post Janet Cooke wins Pulitzer Prize (later admits story a hoax)  

Apr 14   Space Shuttle-Columbia 1-returns to Earth in the year 1981.  

Apr 14   In the year 1981 the first space shuttle, Columbia, is successfully launched  

Apr 15   French Duynstee, Dutch states rights leader, dies at 67 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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 30   Emma Pierson, British actress was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1981 death of hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1981 a[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84  

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

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