Historical Events In 1981
Monday, 03 October 2022
Feb 23 People magazine features drug ordeal of Mackenzie & Papa John Phillips in the year 1981.
Feb 23 On this day in history spanish army officers attempt a coup in the Spanish Parliament
Feb 23 Spanish coup under Lieutenant-Colonel Antonio Tejero Molina fails on this day in history.
Feb 24 Buckingham Palace announces the engagement of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer in the year 1981.
Feb 24 In the year 1981 jean Harris is convicted of murdering Scarsdale diet doctor Tarnower
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 In the year 1981 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 26 In the year 1981 3 Anglican missionaries detained in Iran since August 1980 are released
Feb 26 FC Terborgh, [Reijnier Flaes], lawyer/writer (Turkish War), dies at 79 in the year 1981.
Feb 26 French Train à Grande Vitesse averages 380 kph on trial run in the year 1981.
Feb 27 Greatest passenger load on a commercial airliner-610 on Boeing 747 in the year 1981.
Feb 27 Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder record "Ebony & Ivory" in the year 1981.
Feb 28 China PR throws out Netherlands ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan in the year 1981.
Mar 01 In the year 1981 "Sophisticated Ladies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 767 performances
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 on this day in history.
Mar 01 Bobby Sands, IRA member, begins 65-day hunger strike in Maze Prison (he dies) on this day in history.
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 Sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic on this day in history.
Mar 02 Aircraft hijacked by 3 Pakistani terrorists on this day in history.
Mar 02 Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWDC in Washington DC on this day in history.
Mar 02 In the year 1981 janear Hines, actress (Roberta-Julia), dies at 30
Mar 04 Torin Thatcher, actor (Houdini, Isranbul, Lady Godiva), dies on this day in history.
Mar 05 On this day in history brenda De Banzie, actress (39 Steps, Hobson's Choice), dies at 64
Mar 05 On this day in history uS government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer
Mar 05 In the year 1981 world Ice Dance Championship in Hartford won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (Great Britain)
Mar 06 CBS Evening News anchor Walter Cronkite gives his last newscast on this day in history.
Mar 06 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on this day in history.
Mar 06 In the year 1981 george Geary, cricketer (14 Tests for England, 46 wickets), dies
Mar 06 In the year 1981 soyuz 39 returns to Earth
Mar 06 On this day in history walter Cronkite signs-off as anchorman of "The CBS Evening News"
Mar 07 On this day in history john Gnagy, artist (Learn to Draw), dies at 73
Mar 07 The first homicide at Disneyland, 18 year old is stabbed to death on this day in history.
Mar 08 In the year 1981 nancy Lopez wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic