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Historical Events In 1981

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

May 27   Liverpool wins 26th Europe Cup 1 at Paris France in the year 1981.  

May 27   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

May 28   On this day in history mary Lou Williams, black musician, dies at 71 in Durham NC  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   Carl Vinson, (Rep-D-Ga, 1914-64), dies at 97 in the year 1981.  

Jun 02   Barbara Walters asks Katharine Hepburn what kind of tree she would be in the year 1981.  

Jun 03   On this day in history carleton Coon, anthropology prof (What in the World), dies at 76  

Jun 03   Pope John Paul II released from hospital after attempt on life on this day in history.  

Jun 04   E Bowell discovers asteroids #2494 Inge, #2797 Teucer, #2870 Haupt, #3169 Ostro & #3726 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history center of Disease Control reports of a pneumonia affecting gays (AIDS)  

Jun 05   George Harrison releases "Somewhere in England" on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history iRA's Joseph Doherty escapes from Crumlin Road Jail  

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   On this day in history golbaf earthquake in Iran killing 3,000 people  

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   39 Unification church couples wed in Germany in the year 1981.  

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

Jun 13   On this day in history 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   Boeing commercial Chinook 2-rotor helicopter is certified in the year 1981.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 21   12-bottle case of 1979 Napamedoc Cabernet wine auctioned for $24,000 in the year 1981.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1981

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 02   In the year 1981 birth of bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress  

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

Apr 30   John O'Shea, Irish footballer was born on this day in history.  

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

May 19   Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter was born on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history birth of luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer  

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   On this day in history david Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51  

Jan 03   Princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87  

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history matthew Beard, entertainer, dies  

Jan 09   In the year 1981 kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58  

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