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