Historical Events In 1981
Saturday, 10 April 2021
Feb 23 In the year 1981 people magazine features drug ordeal of Mackenzie & Papa John Phillips
Feb 23 Spanish army officers attempt a coup in the Spanish Parliament on this day in history.
Feb 23 Spanish coup under Lieutenant-Colonel Antonio Tejero Molina fails on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1981 buckingham Palace announces the engagement of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer.
Feb 24 Jean Harris is convicted of murdering Scarsdale diet doctor Tarnower on this day in history.
Feb 25 L Calvo Sotelo elected premier of Spain on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history the Calgary Flames score 11 goals against New York Islanders
Feb 25 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 26 On this day in history 3 Anglican missionaries detained in Iran since August 1980 are released
Feb 26 FC Terborgh, [Reijnier Flaes], lawyer/writer (Turkish War), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Feb 26 On this day in history french Train à Grande Vitesse averages 380 kph on trial run
Feb 27 On this day in history greatest passenger load on a commercial airliner-610 on Boeing 747
Feb 27 Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder record "Ebony & Ivory" on this day in history.
Feb 28 China PR throws out Netherlands ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1981 "Sophisticated Ladies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 767 performances
Mar 01 On this day in history alberta cuts oil production to protest Ottawa's National Energy Policy the federal government replies by a compensation charge as Energy Minister Marc Lalonde matches Alberta cutbacks by a "Lougheed Levy" to subsidize imports
Mar 01 On this day in history bobby Sands, IRA member, begins 65-day hunger strike in Maze Prison (he dies)
Mar 01 IRA member Bobby Sands begins a hunger strike at Northern Ireland's Maze Prison. (Sands died 65 days later.) on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1981 sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic
Mar 02 Aircraft hijacked by 3 Pakistani terrorists in the year 1981.
Mar 02 Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWDC in Washington DC in the year 1981.
Mar 02 Janear Hines, actress (Roberta-Julia), dies at 30 on this day in history.
Mar 04 In the year 1981 torin Thatcher, actor (Houdini, Isranbul, Lady Godiva), dies
Mar 05 In the year 1981 brenda De Banzie, actress (39 Steps, Hobson's Choice), dies at 64
Mar 05 US government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer on this day in history.
Mar 05 World Ice Dance Championship in Hartford won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (Great Britain) in the year 1981.
Mar 06 CBS Evening News anchor Walter Cronkite gives his last newscast in the year 1981.
Mar 06 In the year 1981 france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Mar 06 On this day in history george Geary, cricketer (14 Tests for England, 46 wickets), dies
Mar 06 Soyuz 39 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Mar 06 In the year 1981 walter Cronkite signs-off as anchorman of "The CBS Evening News"
Mar 07 John Gnagy, artist (Learn to Draw), dies at 73 in the year 1981.
Mar 07 The first homicide at Disneyland, 18 year old is stabbed to death in the year 1981.
Mar 08 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic in the year 1981.