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Historical Events In 1981

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Apr 16   In the year 1981 columbia space shuttle returns [04/24]  

Apr 16   On this day in history eric Hollies, cricketer (13 Tests for England, 44 wickets), dies  

Apr 16   In the year 1981 the first American space shutte, Columbia, returns safely to Earth  

Apr 19   Ernst Levy, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1981.  

Apr 20   On this day in history final performance of TV show "Soap" airs  

Apr 20   In the year 1981 rocker Papa John Phillips arrested for drug possession  

Apr 21   In the year 1981 harry Lee, cricketer (scored 18 & 1 in only Test for England), dies  

Apr 22   In the year 1981 brailsford Reese Brazeal (76) dean (Morehouse College), dies at 76  

Apr 22   On this day in history brailsford Reese Brazeal, dean (Morehouse College), dies at 76  

Apr 24   Bill Shoemaker wins his 8,000th race, 2000 more than any other jockey on this day in history.  

Apr 24   IBM-PC introduced in the year 1981.  

Apr 25   Dixie a mouse who lived 6 years on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Maureen Reagan (40) marries 3rd husband, Dennis Revell (28) in the year 1981.  

Apr 26   Jim Davis actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Jim Davis, actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Madge Evans TV panelist (Masquerade Party), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Apr 27   Beatle Ringo Starr marries actress Barbara Bach on this day in history.  

Apr 27   The first female soccer official is hired by the NASL on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Mickey "Toy Bulldog" Walker welterweight champ (1922-26) dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Mickey "Toy Bulldog" Walker, welterweight champ (1922-26) dies at 79 in the year 1981.  

Apr 29   On this day in history phillie Steve Carlton strikes out his 3,000th batter  

Apr 30   On this day in history john Lauchlan & James Blench; both natives of Seebe, Alberta, reach summit of 7,454.5m Mt. Gangapurna in the Himalayas by a new south face route.  

May 01   In the year 1981 billie Jean King admits to a lesbian affair with Marilyn Barnett  

May 01   Clarence A Bacote, historian/political scientist, dies at 75 in the year 1981.  

May 01   Harrison Williams (Senator-D-NJ) convicted on FBI Abscam charges in the year 1981.  

May 01   In the year 1981 ottawa imposes special tax of $1.15 per barrel to pay for Petro-Canada's purchase of Petrofina, and are Albertans happy NOT  

May 01   On this day in history radio Shack releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3  

May 02   On this day in history radio Shack re-releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3 with 2 fixes  

May 05   In the year 1981 bobby Sands, IRA activist/terrorist dies in the 66th day of his hunger strike  

May 06   US expels Libyan diplomats in the year 1981.  

May 07   On this day in history mieczyslaw Kolinski, composer, dies at 79  

May 08   Margaret Lindsay, actress (G Men, Lady Killer, Jezebel), dies in the year 1981.  

May 09   C E "Nip" Pellew, cricketer (10 Tests 484 runs at 37), dies in the year 1981.  

May 09   Kazimiroff Blvd in the Bronx named for a Bronx historian in the year 1981.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1981

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of michael Clarke, Australian cricketer  

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

Apr 28   In the year 1981 birth of jessica Alba, American actress  

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

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

May 19   In the year 1981 birth of georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter  

May 19   On this day in history birth of luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1981 death of princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883)  

Jan 05   In the year 1981 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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