Historical Events In 1981
Sunday, 13 October 2019
Jan 01 Greece becomes the tenth member of the Europen Economic Community in the year 1981.
Jan 01 On this day in history greece is 10th country to join European Economic Community
Jan 01 International Year for the Disabled begins on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1981 palau (Trust Territory of Pacific Is) becomes self-governing
Jan 01 Roger Smith becomes CEO of General Motors on this day in history.
Jan 02 David Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51 on this day in history.
Jan 02 Mary Terstegge Meagher swims female record 200 meter butterfly (2 05.65) in the year 1981.
Jan 02 Sylvester Clarke knocks out spectator with brick, West Indies vs Pakistan in the year 1981.
Jan 04 "Frankenstein" opens & closes on Broadway in the year 1981.
Jan 04 In the year 1981 "Peter Pan" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City NY after 578 performances
Jan 04 On this day in history british police arrest Peter Sutcliffe, the "Yorkshire Ripper"
Jan 05 On this day in history "Nightline" with Ted Koppel extended from 20 minutes to 30 minutes
Jan 05 In the year 1981 british police arrest Peter Sutcliffe, a truck driver later convicted of "Yorkshire Ripper" murders of 13 women
Jan 05 Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87 in the year 1981.
Jan 06 50th hat trick in Islander history-John Tonelli scored 5 goals on this day in history.
Jan 06 A[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Jan 07 Jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1981.
Jan 08 On this day in history india all out 63 in one-day international vs Australia
Jan 09 Francisco Balsamao elected President of Portugal on this day in history.
Jan 09 Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1981 el Salvador guerrilla group FMLN opens "general offensive"
Jan 11 Beulah Bondi, actress (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 88 on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history british team led by Ranulph Fiennes completes longest &fastest crossing of Antarctica, reaching Scott base after 75 days (2,500 miles)
Jan 11 In the year 1981 palau adopts constitution
Jan 12 On this day in history "Dynasty", a prime time soap opera inspired by Dallas, starring Joan Collins, premieres on ABC-TV
Jan 12 In the year 1981 -35ºF (-37ºC), Chester, Massachusetts (state record)
Jan 12 On this day in history beulah Bondi, actress (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 89
Jan 13 Barbara Sonntag, Colorado, crochets record 147 stitches/minutes for 30 minutes in the year 1981.
Jan 13 Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at 83 in the year 1981.
Jan 14 In the year 1981 fCC frees stations to air as many commercials an hour as they wish
Jan 15 On this day in history "Hill Street Blues" premieres on NBC-TV
Jan 15 In the year 1981 bob Gibson elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
Jan 15 Emanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73), dies at 92 in the year 1981.
Jan 16 In the year 1981 bernard Lee, actor (Fallen Idol, Dr No), dies at 73