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Historical Events In 1981

Sunday, 28 February 2021

May 27   John Hinckley attempts suicide by overdosing on Tylenol in the year 1981.  

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   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   In the year 1981 "Nightline" extends from 4 nights to 5 nights a week (Friday)  

May 30   Bangladesh President Ziaur Rahman is shot by group of rebel officers in the year 1981.  

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

Jun 01   On this day in history carl Vinson, (Rep-D-Ga, 1914-64), dies at 97  

Jun 02   Barbara Walters asks Katharine Hepburn what kind of tree she would be on this day in history.  

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

Jun 03   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history iraq's only nuclear reactor is destroyed by Israeli F-16 fighter-bombers.  

Jun 09   Allen Ludden, game show host (Password), dies at 63 in the year 1981.  

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   Southern Iran a 6.9 quake killed 3000 with many injured, and extensive damage in Kerman Province on this day in history.  

Jun 12   Baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike on this day in history.  

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

Jun 13   In the year 1981 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   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   European Space Agency's Ariane carries 2 satellites into orbit in the year 1981.  

Jun 19   On this day in history heaviest known orange (2.5 kg) exhibited, Nelspruit, S Africa  

Jun 19   In the year 1981 india's APPLE satellite, first to be stabilized on 3 axes, launched  

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   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   On this day in history birth of john O'Shea, Irish footballer  

Apr 30   Emma Pierson, British actress was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1981 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 in the year 1981.  

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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