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Historical Events In 1981

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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   In the year 1981 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

May 28   Mary Lou Williams, black musician, dies at 71 in Durham NC on this day in history.  

May 29   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1981.  

May 30   "Nightline" extends from 4 nights to 5 nights a week (Friday) in the year 1981.  

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   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 in the year 1981.  

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

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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   Teenager fires 6 blanks at Queen Elizabeth II in the year 1981.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1981

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of michael Clarke, Australian cricketer  

Apr 02   Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress was born on this day in history.  

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

May 19   On this day in history birth of georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter  

May 19   Luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer was born in the year 1981.  

May 22   Bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1981

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1981 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   Princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883) died in the year 1981.  

Jan 05   Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87 in the year 1981.  

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   In the year 1981 matthew Beard, entertainer, dies  

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

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