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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   Eric Hollies, cricketer (13 Tests for England, 44 wickets), dies in the year 1981.  

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   Final performance of TV show "Soap" airs on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Rocker Papa John Phillips arrested for drug possession on this day in history.  

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

Apr 24   Bill Shoemaker wins his 8,000th race, 2000 more than any other jockey in the year 1981.  

Apr 24   In the year 1981 iBM-PC introduced  

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

Apr 26   In the year 1981 madge Evans TV panelist (Masquerade Party), dies at 71  

Apr 27   On this day in history beatle Ringo Starr marries actress Barbara Bach  

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 in the year 1981.  

Apr 29   In the year 1981 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   On this day in history harrison Williams (Senator-D-NJ) convicted on FBI Abscam charges  

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   In the year 1981 radio Shack releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3  

May 02   In the year 1981 radio Shack re-releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3 with 2 fixes  

May 05   On this day in history 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   Mieczyslaw Kolinski, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1981.  

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

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

May 09   Kazimiroff Blvd in the Bronx named for a Bronx historian on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history matthew Beard, entertainer, dies  

Jan 09   Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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