Historical Events In 1981
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
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 In the year 1981 chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins
Mar 12 In the year 1981 soyuz T-4 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
Mar 12 On this day in history walter R T Witschey installs world's largest sundial, Richmond VA
Mar 13 On this day in history attempt on Pope John Paul II by Mehemet Ali Agca
Mar 14 Ken Barrington, cricketer (82 Tests for England, 6806 runs), dies on this day in history.
Mar 15 Suriname failed coup under Sergeant-Major Wilfred Hawker on this day in history.
Mar 17 On this day in history fC Lisse, Dutch soccer team forms
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 In the year 1981 emmy 8th Daytime Awards Susan Lucci loses for 2nd time
Mar 19 Emmy 8th Daytime Awards: Susan Lucci loses for 2nd time in the year 1981.
Mar 20 On this day in history argentine ex-President Isabel Perón sentenced to 8 years
Mar 20 In the year 1981 jean Harris sentenced 15-to-life for slaying of Scarsdale Diet Doctor
Mar 22 In the year 1981 postal rates up gain to 18¢ from 15¢
Mar 22 On this day in history soyuz 39 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Mongolian) to Salyut 6
Mar 23 Supreme Court rules states could require, with some exceptions, parental notification when teen-age girls sought abortions on this day in history.
Mar 24 In the year 1981 "Nightline with Ted Koppel" premieres on ABC
Mar 24 On this day in history bombay beat Delhi by innings &46 to win Ranji Cricket Trophy
Mar 24 On this day in history colombia drops diplomatic relations with Cuba
Mar 26 In the year 1981 cyril Dean Darlington, biologist (hereditary mechanisms), dies at 77
Mar 26 On this day in history police &Albanian demonstrators battle in Kosovo Yugoslavia
Mar 26 In the year 1981 soyuz T-4 lands
Mar 26 In the year 1981 the British Social Democratic Party is founded by the 'Gang of Four'
Mar 27 On this day in history john Lennon releases "Watching the Wheels" in UK
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 Eric Williams, Prime Minister (Trinidad & Tobago), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Mar 29 In the year 1981 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Mar 30 Dewitt Wallace, US founder (Reader's Digest), dies at 91 on this day in history.
Mar 30 President Reagan shot and wounded by John W Hinckley Jr in the year 1981.
Mar 30 US President Ronald Reagan wounded in an assassination attempt on this day in history.
Mar 31 53rd Academy Awards "Ordinary People", Robert De Niro, Sissy Spacek win on this day in history.