Historical Events In 1981
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Mar 09 Dan Rather becomes primary anchorman of CBS-TV News on this day in history.
Mar 10 In the North West Territories Panarctic Oils Ltd. finds oil in offshore exploratory well in the eastern Arctic in the year 1981.
Mar 11 On this day in history chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins
Mar 12 On this day in history soyuz T-4 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
Mar 12 Walter R T Witschey installs world's largest sundial, Richmond VA in the year 1981.
Mar 13 On this day in history attempt on Pope John Paul II by Mehemet Ali Agca
Mar 14 In the year 1981 ken Barrington, cricketer (82 Tests for England, 6806 runs), dies
Mar 15 On this day in history suriname failed coup under Sergeant-Major Wilfred Hawker
Mar 17 FC Lisse, Dutch soccer team forms on this day in history.
Mar 19 2 workers killed in space shuttle Columbia accident in the year 1981.
Mar 19 Buffalo Sabres beat Toronto Maple Leafs 14-4 in the year 1981.
Mar 19 Emmy 8th Daytime Awards Susan Lucci loses for 2nd time on this day in history.
Mar 19 On this day in history emmy 8th Daytime Awards: Susan Lucci loses for 2nd time
Mar 20 Argentine ex-President Isabel Perón sentenced to 8 years in the year 1981.
Mar 20 Jean Harris sentenced 15-to-life for slaying of Scarsdale Diet Doctor in the year 1981.
Mar 22 Postal rates up gain to 18¢ from 15¢ on this day in history.
Mar 22 Soyuz 39 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Mongolian) to Salyut 6 in the year 1981.
Mar 23 On this day in history supreme Court rules states could require, with some exceptions, parental notification when teen-age girls sought abortions
Mar 24 "Nightline with Ted Koppel" premieres on ABC in the year 1981.
Mar 24 Bombay beat Delhi by innings &46 to win Ranji Cricket Trophy on this day in history.
Mar 24 In the year 1981 colombia drops diplomatic relations with Cuba
Mar 26 Cyril Dean Darlington, biologist (hereditary mechanisms), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Mar 26 Police &Albanian demonstrators battle in Kosovo Yugoslavia on this day in history.
Mar 26 Soyuz T-4 lands in the year 1981.
Mar 26 The British Social Democratic Party is founded by the 'Gang of Four' in the year 1981.
Mar 27 John Lennon releases "Watching the Wheels" in UK on this day in history.
Mar 28 In the year 1981 france performs nuclear test
Mar 28 Viv Richards scores century in the first Test at his home Antigua in the year 1981.
Mar 29 On this day in history eric Williams, Prime Minister (Trinidad & Tobago), dies at 79
Mar 29 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
Mar 30 In the year 1981 dewitt Wallace, US founder (Reader's Digest), dies at 91
Mar 30 President Reagan shot and wounded by John W Hinckley Jr on this day in history.
Mar 30 In the year 1981 uS President Ronald Reagan wounded in an assassination attempt
Mar 31 In the year 1981 53rd Academy Awards "Ordinary People", Robert De Niro, Sissy Spacek win