Historical Events In 1981
Monday, 03 August 2020
Dec 09 In the year 1981 tonny Til, rocker, dies at 56
Dec 10 In the year 1981 john Kieran, TV host (Information Please), dies at 89
Dec 11 On this day in history muhammad Ali's 61st and last fight, losing to Trevor Berbick
Dec 11 Spacelab I arrives at Kennedy Space Center on this day in history.
Dec 11 UN Sec Council chose Javier Perez de Cuellar of Peru as 5th Secretary-General on this day in history.
Dec 12 On this day in history wayne Gretsky scores quickest 50th goal (game 39)
Dec 13 On this day in history polish government declares martial law, arrests Solidarity activists
Dec 14 Israel annexes Golan Heights in the year 1981.
Dec 15 NASA launches Intelsat V in the year 1981.
Dec 17 Members of the Red Brigades kidnap Brigadier General James L Dozier on this day in history.
Dec 18 On this day in history mehmet Shehu, PM Albania (1954-81)/"US-Russ spy", commits suicide
Dec 20 In the year 1981 "Dreamgirls" opens on Broadway
Dec 27 Hoagy Carmichael, US actor/songwriter (Stardust), dies at 82 in the year 1981.
Dec 28 On this day in history elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first US test-tube baby, is born in Norfolk, Virginia.
Dec 29 On this day in history guido Provoost, Belgian historian, dies at 41
Dec 30 In the year 1981 wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season
Dec 31 In the year 1981 frantisek Chaun, composer, dies at 60
Dec 31 On this day in history lt Rawlings stages coup in Ghana