Historical Events In 1981
Sunday, 07 August 2022
Dec 09 Tonny Til, rocker, dies at 56 in the year 1981.
Dec 10 On this day in history 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 In the year 1981 spacelab I arrives at Kennedy Space Center
Dec 11 In the year 1981 uN Sec Council chose Javier Perez de Cuellar of Peru as 5th Secretary-General
Dec 12 On this day in history wayne Gretsky scores quickest 50th goal (game 39)
Dec 13 Polish government declares martial law, arrests Solidarity activists in the year 1981.
Dec 14 In the year 1981 israel annexes Golan Heights
Dec 15 NASA launches Intelsat V on this day in history.
Dec 17 In the year 1981 members of the Red Brigades kidnap Brigadier General James L Dozier
Dec 18 In the year 1981 mehmet Shehu, PM Albania (1954-81)/"US-Russ spy", commits suicide
Dec 20 "Dreamgirls" opens on Broadway in the year 1981.
Dec 27 On this day in history hoagy Carmichael, US actor/songwriter (Stardust), dies at 82
Dec 28 Elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first US test-tube baby, is born in Norfolk, Virginia on this day in history.
Dec 29 Guido Provoost, Belgian historian, dies at 41 on this day in history.
Dec 30 Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season in the year 1981.
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