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Historical Events In 1981

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Aug 14   Dudley Nourse, cricketer (34 Tests for South Africa, 2960 runs), dies in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 17   Robert Russell Bennett, US composer/arranger (Oklahoma!), dies at 87 in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 18   Anita Loos, US (stage)author (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), dies at 88 in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 18   On this day in history jerry Lewis appears on "Donahue" to defend Telethons  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 19   On this day in history 2 VF-41 aircraft from USS Nimitz shoot down 2 Libyan aircraft which fired on them over international waters  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 19   Jessie Matthews, actress (Gangway, First a Girl), dies at 74 in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 21   On this day in history hermann Schey, German/Neth singer, dies at 85  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 21   On this day in history ottawa Roughrider Tony Gabriel catches a pass in his 128th consecutive game; sets world pro football record; record eclipsed in 1987 by the Steve Largent of the NFL.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 24   Mark Chapman begins a life sentence for killing 'Beatles' legend John Lennon in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 24   Mark David Chapman is sentenced to 20 yrs to life for Lennon's murder in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Aug 24   In the year 1981 mark David Chapman, convicted assassin of ex-Beatle John Lennon, is sentenced in New York to 20-years-to-life in prison.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 25   On this day in history jeff Schwartz, sets solo record for trampoline bouncing (266 09)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 25   Jeff Schwartz, sets solo record for trampoline bouncing (266:09) in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 25   Mark Chapman, John Lennon's murderer, is sentenced to 20 years on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 25   The spacecraft Voyager 2 flies past the planet Saturn on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 25   In the year 1981 voyager 2's closest approach to Saturn (63,000 miles/100,000 km)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 26   In the year 1981 lee Hays, rocker, dies of a heart attack  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 26   Space Shuttle vehicle moves to Launch Complex 39A for STS-2 mission on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 27   On this day in history divers begin to recover a safe found aboard the Andrea Doria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 27   Joan Edwards, singer (Joan Edwards Show), dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 27   Salvage divers recover a million dollars in cash and jewels from the wreckage of the Andrea Doria, sunk in 1965 in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 28   In the year 1981 john Hinckley Jr pleads innocent in attempt to kill Pres Reagan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 28   John Hinckley Jr. pleads innocent to attempting to kill US President Ronald Reagan. He is later acquitted by reason of insanity on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 28   On this day in history national Centers for Disease Control announces high incidence of Pneumocystis & Kaposi's sarcoma in gay men  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 28   In the year 1981 sebastian Coe of UK sets 1-mi record of 3 47.33 (since broken)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 28   Sebastian Coe of UK sets 1-mi record of 3:47.33 (since broken) in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 29   Lowell Thomas, newscaster (High Adventure), dies in Pawling NY at 89 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 30   In the year 1981 in Iran, the President and Prime Minister are killed by a bomb  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 30   Mohammad Ali Rajai, president of Iran, assassinated by a bomb on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 31   On this day in history joseph H Hirschhorn, US art collector/founder H Museum, dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 01   Albert Speer, German NSDAP-architect/minister of Army at 76 in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 01   Fiona Brothers sets women's propeller boat speed record (116.279 MPH) in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 03   David Brinkley ends 38 years with NBC News as anchor and commentator, only to jump ship to rival network ABC in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 04   Newscaster David Brinkley is released by NBC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Apr 02   Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 02   Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 28   In the year 1981 birth of jessica Alba, American actress  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 30   In the year 1981 birth of john O'Shea, Irish footballer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of emma Pierson, British actress  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter was born in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   On this day in history birth of luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   Bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler was born in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   In the year 1981 death of hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   David Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   A[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84 in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   Jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   Matthew Beard, entertainer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1981.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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