Historical Events In 1981
Sunday, 29 November 2020
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 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 in the year 1981.
Feb 25 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 26 3 Anglican missionaries detained in Iran since August 1980 are released on this day in history.
Feb 26 On this day in history fC Terborgh, [Reijnier Flaes], lawyer/writer (Turkish War), dies at 79
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 on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1981 paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder record "Ebony & Ivory"
Feb 28 China PR throws out Netherlands ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan in the year 1981.
Mar 01 On this day in history "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 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 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 Sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic in the year 1981.
Mar 02 On this day in history aircraft hijacked by 3 Pakistani terrorists
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 Torin Thatcher, actor (Houdini, Isranbul, Lady Godiva), dies in the year 1981.
Mar 05 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1981.
Mar 06 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island in the year 1981.
Mar 06 On this day in history george Geary, cricketer (14 Tests for England, 46 wickets), dies
Mar 06 On this day in history 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 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.