Historical Events In 1981
Monday, 03 August 2020
Oct 05 In the year 1981 gloria Grahame, actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 55
Oct 05 On this day in history swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honarary American
Oct 06 [Mohammed] Anwar al-Sadat, pres Egypt (1970-81), assassinated at 62 on this day in history.
Oct 07 Wouter Paap, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1981.
Oct 08 On this day in history pres Reagan greeted predecessors Jimmy Carter, Gerald R Ford and Richard Nixon before sending them to Egypt for Anwar Sadat's funeral
Oct 10 Anwar Sadat's funeral service is held in Cairo in the year 1981.
Oct 11 On this day in history leRoy Irvin sets yards gained on punt returns record (207 yds)
Oct 11 On this day in history unknown rocker Prince opens for Rolling Stones at LA Coliseum
Oct 13 Nils Asther, actor (Son of Lassie, Wild Orchids), dies at 84 in the year 1981.
Oct 13 In the year 1981 vice President Hosni Mubarak elected president of Egypt
Oct 14 Ingemar Liljefors, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Oct 15 On this day in history frank DeKova, actor (Chief Wild Eagle-F Troop), dies
Oct 16 Moshe Dayan, Israel's general/minister of Defense, dies at 66 in the year 1981.
Oct 17 On this day in history david Guion, composer, dies at 88
Oct 19 In the year 1981 frank DeKova, actor (F Troop), dies
Oct 20 3 members of Weather underground arrested for armored truck robbery on this day in history.
Oct 22 Michael Granger, actor (Creature with Atom Brain, Pier 5 Havana), dies on this day in history.
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 Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia on this day in history.
Oct 27 John Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94 in the year 1981.
Oct 28 In the year 1981 edward M McIntrye elected 1st black mayor of Augusta Georgia
Oct 29 William O Walker, publisher of Cleveland Call Post, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Oct 30 Georges Brassens, French screenwriter, dies on this day in history.
Nov 01 On this day in history antigua and Barbuda gains independence from Britain (National Day)
Nov 04 Columbia shuttle launch scrubbed with 31 secs remaining in the year 1981.
Nov 05 In the year 1981 former Dolphin, Mercury Morris, is sentenced to 20 years for drug trafficking, conspiracy, & possession of cocaine
Nov 07 In the year 1981 will Durant, US author (story of civilization), dies at 96
Nov 10 On this day in history abel Gance, french movie director (J'accuse), dies at 92
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.