Historical Events In 1981
Saturday, 01 October 2022
Jul 12 On this day in history in British Columbia, 48,000 BC woodworkers go on strike, shut down forest industry; 60,000 workers off the job by July 20.
Jul 16 On this day in history harry Chapin dies at 39, when his car is rear-ended
Jul 16 In the year 1981 harry Chapin, folk vocalist (Taxi), dies in car crash at 38
Jul 16 In the year 1981 shukuni Sasaki spins 72 plates simultaneously
Jul 17 In the year 1981 fulton County (Atlanta) grand jury indicts Wayne B William 23 year old photographers, for murder of 2 of 28 blacks killed in Atlanta
Jul 17 Humbar Estuary Bridge, UK, world's longest span (1.4 km), opens in the year 1981.
Jul 17 In the year 1981 lobby Walkways at KC's Hyatt Regency collapse 114 die, 200 injured
Jul 18 On this day in history wilhelm HC Tenhaeff, Dutch para-psychologist, dies at 87
Jul 19 Louis Cheslock, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1981.
Jul 22 In the year 1981 turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca sentenced in a Rome to life
Jul 25 Ian Martin, actor (Uncle Bill-O'Neills), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Jul 25 Voyager 2 encounters Saturn on this day in history.
Jul 26 On this day in history 2 climbers rappell 550 m down cliff near Angel Falls, Venezuela
Jul 26 Donald Lybbert, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1981.
Jul 26 In the year 1981 e Bowell discovers asteroids #2845 Franklinken & #2882 Tedesco
Jul 26 NY Mayor Ed Koch is given Heimlich maneuver in a Chinese restaurant on this day in history.
Jul 27 On this day in history billy [William] Wyler, US director (Ben Hur, Funny Girl), dies
Jul 27 In the year 1981 ray Harrison dancer (American Song), dies at 64
Jul 29 Nearly four billion people in seventy-four countries tuned in to witness the marriage of Charles, heir to the British throne, to a young English schoolteacher named Lady Diana Spence on this day in history.
Jul 29 On this day in history prince Charles of England weds Lady Diana Spencer
Jul 31 In the year 1981 arnette Hubbard installed as first woman president of the Natl Bar Assn
Jul 31 In the year 1981 gen Omar Torrijos, leader of Panama, dies in plane crash
Aug 01 MTV premiers this day in the year 1981.
Aug 01 Paddy Chayefsky, screenwriter (Network, Hospital) dies of cancer at 58 in the year 1981.
Aug 03 Robert Peci, Italian brother of Red Brigade leader, murdered in the year 1981.
Aug 04 On this day in history columbia mated with SRBs & external tank for STS-2 mission
Aug 04 In the year 1981 melvyn Douglas actor, dies at 80
Aug 04 Melvyn Douglas, [Hesselberg], actor (Woman's Face, Hud), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Aug 04 Oliver North is assigned to White House duty in the year 1981.
Aug 05 Pres Regan fires 11,500 air traffic controllers on strike in the year 1981.
Aug 06 NASA launches Fltsatcom-5, it failed on this day in history.
Aug 08 US announce plans to produce the neutron bomb on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the year 1981 coca-Cola Bottling Co agrees to pump $34 million into black business
Aug 10 The Richard Nixon Museum in San Clemente closes in the year 1981.