Historical Events In 1981
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Jul 16 In the year 1981 harry Chapin dies at 39, when his car is rear-ended
Jul 16 Harry Chapin, folk vocalist (Taxi), dies in car crash at 38 on this day in history.
Jul 16 Shukuni Sasaki spins 72 plates simultaneously in the year 1981.
Jul 17 Fulton County (Atlanta) grand jury indicts Wayne B William 23 year old photographers, for murder of 2 of 28 blacks killed in Atlanta on this day in history.
Jul 17 In the year 1981 humbar Estuary Bridge, UK, world's longest span (1.4 km), opens
Jul 17 In the year 1981 lobby Walkways at KC's Hyatt Regency collapse 114 die, 200 injured
Jul 18 In the year 1981 wilhelm HC Tenhaeff, Dutch para-psychologist, dies at 87
Jul 19 Louis Cheslock, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jul 22 In the year 1981 turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca sentenced in a Rome to life
Jul 25 In the year 1981 ian Martin, actor (Uncle Bill-O'Neills), dies at 69
Jul 25 On this day in history voyager 2 encounters Saturn
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1981.
Jul 27 Billy [William] Wyler, US director (Ben Hur, Funny Girl), dies on this day in history.
Jul 27 On this day in history 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 In the year 1981 prince Charles of England weds Lady Diana Spencer
Jul 31 On this day in history 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 In the year 1981 mTV premiers this day
Aug 01 Paddy Chayefsky, screenwriter (Network, Hospital) dies of cancer at 58 on this day in history.
Aug 03 On this day in history robert Peci, Italian brother of Red Brigade leader, murdered
Aug 04 Columbia mated with SRBs & external tank for STS-2 mission on this day in history.
Aug 04 On this day in history 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 On this day in history oliver North is assigned to White House duty
Aug 05 Pres Regan fires 11,500 air traffic controllers on strike on this day in history.
Aug 06 On this day in history nASA launches Fltsatcom-5, it failed
Aug 08 US announce plans to produce the neutron bomb in the year 1981.
Aug 10 Coca-Cola Bottling Co agrees to pump $34 million into black business on this day in history.
Aug 10 The Richard Nixon Museum in San Clemente closes on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1981 iBM introduces the PC and PC-DOS version 1.0