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Historical Events In 1981

Sunday, 28 November 2021

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

May 27   In the year 1981 liverpool wins 26th Europe Cup 1 at Paris France  

May 27   In the year 1981 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1981 bangladesh President Ziaur Rahman is shot by group of rebel officers  

May 30   In the year 1981 ziaur Rahmen, pres of Bangladesh, is assassinated  

Jun 01   On this day in history 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   Carleton Coon, anthropology prof (What in the World), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1981.  

Jun 05   On this day in history george Harrison releases "Somewhere in England"  

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

Jun 10   IRA's Joseph Doherty escapes from Crumlin Road Jail in the year 1981.  

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

Jun 11   Eppo Doeve, Dutch graphic artist/cartoonist/painter, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Golbaf earthquake in Iran killing 3,000 people in the year 1981.  

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   On this day in history baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike  

Jun 13   On this day in history 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   The French Socialist Party wins landslide presidential vote on this day in history.  

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

Jun 19   Boeing commercial Chinook 2-rotor helicopter is certified on this day in history.  

Jun 19   In the year 1981 european Space Agency's Ariane carries 2 satellites into orbit  

Jun 19   Heaviest known orange (2.5 kg) exhibited, Nelspruit, S Africa in the year 1981.  

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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1981

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 28   Jessica Alba, American actress was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1981 birth of john O'Shea, Irish footballer  

Apr 30   In the year 1981 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   Bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler was born in the year 1981.  

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   David Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1981 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   On this day in history matthew Beard, entertainer, dies  

Jan 09   Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1981.  

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