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Historical Events In 1981

Friday, 18 September 2020

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 on this day in history.  

May 29   In the year 1981 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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

May 30   Bangladesh President Ziaur Rahman is shot by group of rebel officers on this day in history.  

May 30   Ziaur Rahmen, pres of Bangladesh, is assassinated in the year 1981.  

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

Jun 02   In the year 1981 barbara Walters asks Katharine Hepburn what kind of tree she would be  

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

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

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

Jun 05   In the year 1981 center of Disease Control reports of a pneumonia affecting gays (AIDS)  

Jun 05   In the year 1981 george Harrison releases "Somewhere in England"  

Jun 05   On this day in history philo McCullough, actor (Branded, Ridin' Thru), dies  

Jun 07   Iraq's only nuclear reactor is destroyed by Israeli F-16 fighter-bombers on this day in history.  

Jun 09   On this day in history allen Ludden, game show host (Password), dies at 63  

Jun 10   IRA's Joseph Doherty escapes from Crumlin Road Jail on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Russell "Lucky" Hayden, actor (Judge Roy Bean), dies at 68 in the year 1981.  

Jun 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1981 southern Iran a 6.9 quake killed 3000 with many injured, and extensive damage in Kerman Province.  

Jun 12   In the year 1981 baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike  

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   Tom Snyder interviews Charles Manson on "Tomorrow" in the year 1981.  

Jun 14   The French Socialist Party wins landslide presidential vote in the year 1981.  

Jun 16   On this day in history humphrey Keervelt, director (Suriname Planning Bureau), murdered  

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

Jun 19   European Space Agency's Ariane carries 2 satellites into orbit in the year 1981.  

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   In the year 1981 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   In the year 1981 birth of michael Clarke, Australian cricketer  

Apr 02   Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress was born in the year 1981.  

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

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

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   Luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer was born on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1981 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   David Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51 in the year 1981.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69  

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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