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Historical Events In 1981

Saturday, 02 March 2024

Mar 31   On this day in history 53rd Academy Awards: "Ordinary People", Robert De Niro, Sissy Spacek win  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 01   D[ennis] F[eltham] Jones, sci-fi author (Colossus), dies at 65 in the year 1981.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 01   E Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 02   In the year 1981 a Gilmore &P Kilmartin discovers asteroid #3400  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 03   In the year 1981 arnie Boldt of Saskatchewan jumped 6' 8.25", with 1 leg  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 03   Race riots in London's Brixton area in the year 1981.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 04   Brad Johnson actor (Annie Oakley), dies at 56 in the year 1981.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 04   On this day in history brad Johnson, actor (Annie Oakley), dies at 56  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 04   Henry Cisneros becomes 1st Mexican-American mayor (San Antonio) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 05   On this day in history 10th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Nancy Lopez  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 05   Bob "Bear" Hite, rocker (Canned Heat), dies of a heart attack at 36 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 05   E Bowell discovers asteroids #2383 Bradley and #2433 Sootiyo on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 05   In the year 1981 philadelphia Flyers amass a record 2,621 penalty minutes  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 05   In the year 1981 the Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev goes to Czechoslovakia to discuss Polish crisis  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 06   Bob "The Bear" Hite, singer (Canned Heat-Goin' up the Country), dies in the year 1981.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 07   Willem Klein mentally extracts 13th root of a 100-digit # in 29 sec in the year 1981.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 08   On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 08   On this day in history norman Taurog, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 09   In the year 1981 gen Omar Bradley last 5-star general, dies in NY at 88  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 09   Scott Gwartz was born in the year 1981.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 09   On this day in history uS sub George Washington rams Japanese freighter Nisso Maru  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 10   In the year 1981 "Caveman" with Ringo premiers  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 10   Computer glitch keeps Space Shuttle Columbia grounded on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 10   On this day in history imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands elected to British Parliment  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 11   In the year 1981 marie Ney, dies at 85  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 11   Ronald Reagan arrives home from hospital after Hinkley shot him in the year 1981.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 11   Valerie Bertinelli marries Eddie Van Halen in the year 1981.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 12   First launching of re-useable Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-1) with all Navy crew. CAPT John W. Young, USN (Ret.) commanded, while LCDR Robert L. Crippen, USN was the pilot. Mission duration was 2 days, 6 hours, and 20 minutes. Sixteen of the shuttle's heat-shielding silicon tiles were lost and 148 damaged during reentry on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 12   In the year 1981 first space shuttle (Columbia) launched Americans prove to Russians that theirs is better because it's recyclable  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 12   On this day in history hans Chemin-Petit, composer, dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 13   Wash Post Janet Cooke wins Pulitzer Prize (later admits story a hoax) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 14   Space Shuttle-Columbia 1-returns to Earth on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 14   On this day in history the first space shuttle, Columbia, is successfully launched  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 15   In the year 1981 french Duynstee, Dutch states rights leader, dies at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1981

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 02   In the year 1981 birth of bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   Jessica Alba, American actress was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   In the year 1981 birth of john O'Shea, Irish footballer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   Emma Pierson, British actress was born in the year 1981.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   On this day in history birth of georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   On this day in history birth of luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 22   In the year 1981 birth of bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1981

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1981 death of hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   On this day in history david Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history death of princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87 in the year 1981.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   A[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1981.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   Matthew Beard, entertainer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   In the year 1981 kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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