Historical Events In 1981
Sunday, 11 April 2021
Oct 05 In the year 1981 gloria Grahame, actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 55
Oct 05 Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honarary American in the year 1981.
Oct 06 In the year 1981 [Mohammed] Anwar al-Sadat, pres Egypt (1970-81), assassinated at 62
Oct 07 Wouter Paap, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1981.
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 On this day in history anwar Sadat's funeral service is held in Cairo
Oct 11 LeRoy Irvin sets yards gained on punt returns record (207 yds) in the year 1981.
Oct 11 Unknown rocker Prince opens for Rolling Stones at LA Coliseum in the year 1981.
Oct 13 In the year 1981 nils Asther, actor (Son of Lassie, Wild Orchids), dies at 84
Oct 13 Vice President Hosni Mubarak elected president of Egypt on this day in history.
Oct 14 Ingemar Liljefors, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1981.
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 David Guion, composer, dies at 88 in the year 1981.
Oct 19 In the year 1981 frank DeKova, actor (F Troop), dies
Oct 20 3 members of Weather underground arrested for armored truck robbery in the year 1981.
Oct 22 On this day in history michael Granger, actor (Creature with Atom Brain, Pier 5 Havana), dies
Oct 22 Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization decertified on this day in history.
Oct 22 On this day in history uS national debt tops $1 trillion
Oct 23 On this day in history uS national debt hits $1 trillion
Oct 24 In the year 1981 deborah Baltzell, actress (Karen-I'm a Big Girl Now), dies at 25
Oct 25 On this day in history ariel Durant, US author (Story of Civilization), dies at 83
Oct 27 In the year 1981 andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia
Oct 27 On this day in history john Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94
Oct 28 Edward M McIntrye elected 1st black mayor of Augusta Georgia on this day in history.
Oct 29 William O Walker, publisher of Cleveland Call Post, dies at 85 in the year 1981.
Oct 30 Georges Brassens, French screenwriter, dies in the year 1981.
Nov 01 Antigua and Barbuda gains independence from Britain (National Day) in the year 1981.
Nov 04 Columbia shuttle launch scrubbed with 31 secs remaining on this day in history.
Nov 05 Former Dolphin, Mercury Morris, is sentenced to 20 years for drug trafficking, conspiracy, & possession of cocaine on this day in history.
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 2nd shuttle mission-1st time spacecraft launched twice (Columbia 2) in the year 1981.
Nov 12 In the year 1981 first balloon crossing of the Pacific is completed (Double Eagle V)