Historical Events In 1981
Thursday, 09 July 2020
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.