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Historical Events In 1981

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

May 27   On this day in history john Hinckley attempts suicide by overdosing on Tylenol  

May 27   On this day in history liverpool wins 26th Europe Cup 1 at Paris France  

May 27   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1981.  

May 28   Mary Lou Williams, black musician, dies at 71 in Durham NC in the year 1981.  

May 29   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1981.  

May 30   On this day in history "Nightline" extends from 4 nights to 5 nights a week (Friday)  

May 30   In the year 1981 bangladesh President Ziaur Rahman is shot by group of rebel officers  

May 30   On this day in history ziaur Rahmen, pres of Bangladesh, is assassinated  

Jun 01   In the year 1981 carl Vinson, (Rep-D-Ga, 1914-64), dies at 97  

Jun 02   On this day in history barbara Walters asks Katharine Hepburn what kind of tree she would be  

Jun 03   In the year 1981 carleton Coon, anthropology prof (What in the World), dies at 76  

Jun 03   In the year 1981 pope John Paul II released from hospital after attempt on life  

Jun 04   In the year 1981 e Bowell discovers asteroids #2494 Inge, #2797 Teucer, #2870 Haupt, #3169 Ostro & #3726  

Jun 05   Center of Disease Control reports of a pneumonia affecting gays (AIDS) on this day in history.  

Jun 05   George Harrison releases "Somewhere in England" in the year 1981.  

Jun 05   Philo McCullough, actor (Branded, Ridin' Thru), dies in the year 1981.  

Jun 07   In the year 1981 iraq's only nuclear reactor is destroyed by Israeli F-16 fighter-bombers.  

Jun 09   In the year 1981 allen Ludden, game show host (Password), dies at 63  

Jun 10   In the year 1981 iRA's Joseph Doherty escapes from Crumlin Road Jail  

Jun 10   On this day in history russell "Lucky" Hayden, actor (Judge Roy Bean), dies at 68  

Jun 11   In the year 1981 eppo Doeve, Dutch graphic artist/cartoonist/painter, dies at 73  

Jun 11   Golbaf earthquake in Iran killing 3,000 people on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Southern Iran a 6.9 quake killed 3000 with many injured, and extensive damage in Kerman Province in the year 1981.  

Jun 12   Baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike in the year 1981.  

Jun 13   In the year 1981 39 Unification church couples wed in Germany  

Jun 13   On this day in history teenager fires 6 blanks at Queen Elizabeth II  

Jun 13   In the year 1981 tom Snyder interviews Charles Manson on "Tomorrow"  

Jun 14   In the year 1981 the French Socialist Party wins landslide presidential vote  

Jun 16   Humphrey Keervelt, director (Suriname Planning Bureau), murdered on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history boeing commercial Chinook 2-rotor helicopter is certified  

Jun 19   On this day in history european Space Agency's Ariane carries 2 satellites into orbit  

Jun 19   Heaviest known orange (2.5 kg) exhibited, Nelspruit, S Africa on this day in history.  

Jun 19   India's APPLE satellite, first to be stabilized on 3 axes, launched in the year 1981.  

Jun 21   On this day in history 12-bottle case of 1979 Napamedoc Cabernet wine auctioned for $24,000  

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

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

Apr 30   John O'Shea, Irish footballer was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 30   Emma Pierson, British actress was born in the year 1981.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1981 david Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51  

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

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

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

Jan 07   In the year 1981 jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58  

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