Historical Events In 1981
Tuesday, 31 January 2023
Oct 05 Gloria Grahame, actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 55 in the year 1981.
Oct 05 Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honarary American on this day in history.
Oct 06 [Mohammed] Anwar al-Sadat, pres Egypt (1970-81), assassinated at 62 in the year 1981.
Oct 07 Wouter Paap, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Oct 08 Pres Reagan greeted predecessors Jimmy Carter, Gerald R Ford and Richard Nixon before sending them to Egypt for Anwar Sadat's funeral in the year 1981.
Oct 10 Anwar Sadat's funeral service is held in Cairo in the year 1981.
Oct 11 LeRoy Irvin sets yards gained on punt returns record (207 yds) in the year 1981.
Oct 11 In the year 1981 unknown rocker Prince opens for Rolling Stones at LA Coliseum
Oct 13 Nils Asther, actor (Son of Lassie, Wild Orchids), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Oct 13 Vice President Hosni Mubarak elected president of Egypt in the year 1981.
Oct 14 On this day in history ingemar Liljefors, composer, dies at 74
Oct 15 On this day in history frank DeKova, actor (Chief Wild Eagle-F Troop), dies
Oct 16 In the year 1981 moshe Dayan, Israel's general/minister of Defense, dies at 66
Oct 17 On this day in history david Guion, composer, dies at 88
Oct 19 Frank DeKova, actor (F Troop), dies on this day in history.
Oct 20 3 members of Weather underground arrested for armored truck robbery on this day in history.
Oct 22 On this day in history michael Granger, actor (Creature with Atom Brain, Pier 5 Havana), dies
Oct 22 In the year 1981 professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization decertified
Oct 22 On this day in history uS national debt tops $1 trillion
Oct 23 In the year 1981 uS national debt hits $1 trillion
Oct 24 On this day in history deborah Baltzell, actress (Karen-I'm a Big Girl Now), dies at 25
Oct 25 In the year 1981 ariel Durant, US author (Story of Civilization), dies at 83
Oct 27 On this day in history andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia
Oct 27 In the year 1981 john Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94
Oct 28 In the year 1981 edward M McIntrye elected 1st black mayor of Augusta Georgia
Oct 29 In the year 1981 william O Walker, publisher of Cleveland Call Post, dies at 85
Oct 30 In the year 1981 georges Brassens, French screenwriter, dies
Nov 01 Antigua and Barbuda gains independence from Britain (National Day) on this day in history.
Nov 04 In the year 1981 columbia shuttle launch scrubbed with 31 secs remaining
Nov 05 Former Dolphin, Mercury Morris, is sentenced to 20 years for drug trafficking, conspiracy, & possession of cocaine in the year 1981.
Nov 07 Will Durant, US author (story of civilization), dies at 96 in the year 1981.
Nov 10 Abel Gance, french movie director (J'accuse), dies at 92 in the year 1981.
Nov 12 In the year 1981 2nd shuttle mission-1st time spacecraft launched twice (Columbia 2)
Nov 12 First balloon crossing of the Pacific is completed (Double Eagle V) on this day in history.