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