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Historical Events In 1981

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Apr 16   Columbia space shuttle returns [04/24] on this day in history.  

Apr 16   In the year 1981 eric Hollies, cricketer (13 Tests for England, 44 wickets), dies  

Apr 16   The first American space shutte, Columbia, returns safely to Earth in the year 1981.  

Apr 19   On this day in history ernst Levy, composer, dies at 85  

Apr 20   In the year 1981 final performance of TV show "Soap" airs  

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

Apr 21   Harry Lee, cricketer (scored 18 & 1 in only Test for England), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 22   Brailsford Reese Brazeal (76) dean (Morehouse College), dies at 76 in the year 1981.  

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

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

Apr 24   IBM-PC introduced in the year 1981.  

Apr 25   In the year 1981 dixie a mouse who lived 6 years  

Apr 25   Maureen Reagan (40) marries 3rd husband, Dennis Revell (28) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 26   In the year 1981 jim Davis, actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies at 65  

Apr 26   On this day in history madge Evans TV panelist (Masquerade Party), dies at 71  

Apr 27   Beatle Ringo Starr marries actress Barbara Bach in the year 1981.  

Apr 27   In the year 1981 the first female soccer official is hired by the NASL  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 30   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 on this day in history.  

May 01   Billie Jean King admits to a lesbian affair with Marilyn Barnett on this day in history.  

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   Ottawa imposes special tax of $1.15 per barrel to pay for Petro-Canada's purchase of Petrofina, and are Albertans happy NOT on this day in history.  

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

May 02   Radio Shack re-releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3 with 2 fixes on this day in history.  

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

May 06   On this day in history uS expels Libyan diplomats  

May 07   Mieczyslaw Kolinski, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

May 08   In the year 1981 margaret Lindsay, actress (G Men, Lady Killer, Jezebel), dies  

May 09   On this day in history c E "Nip" Pellew, cricketer (10 Tests 484 runs at 37), dies  

May 09   In the year 1981 kazimiroff Blvd in the Bronx named for a Bronx historian  

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

Apr 28   Jessica Alba, American actress was born in the year 1981.  

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

Apr 30   In the year 1981 birth of emma Pierson, British actress  

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

May 19   In the year 1981 birth of luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer  

May 22   Bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler was born in the year 1981.  

Famous Deaths In 1981

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920) died in the year 1981.  

Jan 02   David Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883) died in the year 1981.  

Jan 05   Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87 in the year 1981.  

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

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

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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