Historical Events In 1981
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
May 27 On this day in history john Hinckley attempts suicide by overdosing on Tylenol
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 Mary Lou Williams, black musician, dies at 71 in Durham NC in the year 1981.
May 29 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1981.
May 30 On this day in history "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 On this day in history ziaur Rahmen, pres of Bangladesh, is assassinated
Jun 01 In the year 1981 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 In the year 1981 carleton Coon, anthropology prof (What in the World), dies at 76
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) on this day in history.
Jun 05 George Harrison releases "Somewhere in England" in the year 1981.
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 In the year 1981 allen Ludden, game show host (Password), dies at 63
Jun 10 In the year 1981 iRA's Joseph Doherty escapes from Crumlin Road Jail
Jun 10 On this day in history russell "Lucky" Hayden, actor (Judge Roy Bean), dies at 68
Jun 11 In the year 1981 eppo Doeve, Dutch graphic artist/cartoonist/painter, dies at 73
Jun 11 Golbaf earthquake in Iran killing 3,000 people on this day in history.
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 Baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike in the year 1981.
Jun 13 In the year 1981 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 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 On this day in history boeing commercial Chinook 2-rotor helicopter is certified
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 in the year 1981.
Jun 21 On this day in history 12-bottle case of 1979 Napamedoc Cabernet wine auctioned for $24,000