Historical Events In 1981
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Feb 23 In the year 1981 people magazine features drug ordeal of Mackenzie & Papa John Phillips
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 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 Jean Harris is convicted of murdering Scarsdale diet doctor Tarnower in the year 1981.
Feb 25 L Calvo Sotelo elected premier of Spain on this day in history.
Feb 25 The Calgary Flames score 11 goals against New York Islanders on this day in history.
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 French Train à Grande Vitesse averages 380 kph on trial run on this day in history.
Feb 27 Greatest passenger load on a commercial airliner-610 on Boeing 747 on this day in history.
Feb 27 On this day in history paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder record "Ebony & Ivory"
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 In the year 1981 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 In the year 1981 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 On this day in history aircraft hijacked by 3 Pakistani terrorists
Mar 02 On this day in history howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWDC in Washington DC
Mar 02 Janear Hines, actress (Roberta-Julia), dies at 30 in the year 1981.
Mar 04 Torin Thatcher, actor (Houdini, Isranbul, Lady Godiva), dies on this day in history.
Mar 05 Brenda De Banzie, actress (39 Steps, Hobson's Choice), dies at 64 in the year 1981.
Mar 05 US government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer in the year 1981.
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 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 Walter Cronkite signs-off as anchorman of "The CBS Evening News" in the year 1981.
Mar 07 John Gnagy, artist (Learn to Draw), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Mar 07 The first homicide at Disneyland, 18 year old is stabbed to death in the year 1981.
Mar 08 In the year 1981 nancy Lopez wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic