Historical Events In 1981
Sunday, 16 January 2022
Feb 23 People magazine features drug ordeal of Mackenzie & Papa John Phillips in the year 1981.
Feb 23 In the year 1981 spanish army officers attempt a coup in the Spanish Parliament
Feb 23 Spanish coup under Lieutenant-Colonel Antonio Tejero Molina fails in the year 1981.
Feb 24 On this day in history buckingham Palace announces the engagement of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer.
Feb 24 On this day in history jean Harris is convicted of murdering Scarsdale diet doctor Tarnower
Feb 25 L Calvo Sotelo elected premier of Spain in the year 1981.
Feb 25 In the year 1981 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 In the year 1981 fC Terborgh, [Reijnier Flaes], lawyer/writer (Turkish War), dies at 79
Feb 26 On this day in history french Train à Grande Vitesse averages 380 kph on trial run
Feb 27 In the year 1981 greatest passenger load on a commercial airliner-610 on Boeing 747
Feb 27 In the year 1981 paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder record "Ebony & Ivory"
Feb 28 In the year 1981 china PR throws out Netherlands ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan
Mar 01 "Sophisticated Ladies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 767 performances on this day in history.
Mar 01 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 in the year 1981.
Mar 01 In the year 1981 bobby Sands, IRA member, begins 65-day hunger strike in Maze Prison (he dies)
Mar 01 On this day in history iRA member Bobby Sands begins a hunger strike at Northern Ireland's Maze Prison. (Sands died 65 days later.)
Mar 01 On this day in history sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic
Mar 02 Aircraft hijacked by 3 Pakistani terrorists in the year 1981.
Mar 02 In the year 1981 howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWDC in Washington DC
Mar 02 On this day in history janear Hines, actress (Roberta-Julia), dies at 30
Mar 04 On this day in history torin Thatcher, actor (Houdini, Isranbul, Lady Godiva), dies
Mar 05 Brenda De Banzie, actress (39 Steps, Hobson's Choice), dies at 64 on this day in history.
Mar 05 In the year 1981 uS government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer
Mar 05 World Ice Dance Championship in Hartford won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (Great Britain) on this day in history.
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 George Geary, cricketer (14 Tests for England, 46 wickets), dies on this day in history.
Mar 06 On this day in history soyuz 39 returns to Earth
Mar 06 In the year 1981 walter Cronkite signs-off as anchorman of "The CBS Evening News"
Mar 07 In the year 1981 john Gnagy, artist (Learn to Draw), dies at 73
Mar 07 In the year 1981 the first homicide at Disneyland, 18 year old is stabbed to death
Mar 08 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic on this day in history.