Historical Events In 1981
Sunday, 29 November 2020
Jun 21 Gunnar Ek, composer, dies on 81st birthday on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1981 2 Habash terrorists attack a travel agency in Greece killing 2
Jun 22 On this day in history john McEnroe exhibites a disgraceful act of misbehavior at Wimbeldon
Jun 22 On this day in history lola Lane, actress (Zanzibar, Mystery Ship, Big Fight), dies
Jun 22 Mark David Chapman pleads guilty to killing John Lennon on this day in history.
Jun 23 In the year 1981 amanda Maccaro becomes first American to win Russian Ballet Competition
Jun 23 NYC mayor Koch turns down a $7,500 offer to perform comedy on this day in history.
Jun 23 In the year 1981 zarah Leander, Swedish/German singer/actress (Gabriela), dies at 79
Jun 25 Supreme Court upholds male-only draft registration, constitutional on this day in history.
Jun 26 In the year 1981 peter Kreuder, German composer, dies
Jun 28 Ayatollah Mohammad Beheshti, Iran Islamic Rep Party founder, bombed in the year 1981.
Jun 29 In the year 1981 mohammed Hussein Beheshti, Iran ayatollah/politician, murdered
Jun 30 In the year 1981 china's Communist Party condemns the late Mao Tse-tung's policy
Jul 01 George Voskovec, actor (Fred-Nero Wolfe, Peter-Skag), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Jul 01 In the year 1981 laurel Canyon Calif murders (4 die, 1 wounded)
Jul 01 Radio Shack 3rd release of Model III TRSDOS 1.3 in the year 1981.
Jul 02 On this day in history l E Gonzalez discovers asteroid #3495 Colchagua
Jul 02 In the year 1981 robert Emmett Keane, actor (Rookie Cop, Red Dragon), dies
Jul 03 In the year 1981 nYC transit fare rises from 60. to 75., new brass Y-cut-out token
Jul 03 In the year 1981 ross Martin actor (Mr Lucky, Wild Wild West), dies at 61
Jul 03 Ross Martin, actor (Mr Lucky, Wild Wild West), dies at 61 in the year 1981.
Jul 05 Jorge Urrutia Blondel, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1981.
Jul 07 On this day in history ben Plucknett of US throws discus 72.34 m, but throw is disqualified
Jul 07 On this day in history keefe Brasselle actor (Be Our Guest), dies at 58
Jul 07 On this day in history keefe Brasselle, actor (Be Our Guest), dies at 58
Jul 07 The first solar-powered aircraft, Solar Challenger, crosses English Channel on this day in history.
Jul 08 Loring Smith, actor (Hartmans), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Jul 08 In the year 1981 senate confirms Sandra Day O'Conner to Supreme Court (99-0)
Jul 09 Allen Ludden, TV show host (Password), dies at 61 in the year 1981.
Jul 09 In the year 1981 the Jacksons begin a 36-city tour
Jul 10 In the year 1981 cERN achieves first proton-antiproton beam collision (570 GeV)
Jul 11 Sebastian Coe of UK sets record for 1000 m, 2 12.18 in the year 1981.
Jul 11 Sebastian Coe of UK sets record for 1000 m, 2:12.18 on this day in history.
Jul 12 On this day in history ben Seijes, historian (WW II), dies at 73