Historical Events In 1981
Sunday, 28 February 2021
May 27 John Hinckley attempts suicide by overdosing on Tylenol in the year 1981.
May 27 On this day in history liverpool wins 26th Europe Cup 1 at Paris France
May 27 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1981.
May 28 On this day in history mary Lou Williams, black musician, dies at 71 in Durham NC
May 29 In the year 1981 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
May 30 In the year 1981 "Nightline" extends from 4 nights to 5 nights a week (Friday)
May 30 Bangladesh President Ziaur Rahman is shot by group of rebel officers in the year 1981.
May 30 Ziaur Rahmen, pres of Bangladesh, is assassinated in the year 1981.
Jun 01 On this day in history carl Vinson, (Rep-D-Ga, 1914-64), dies at 97
Jun 02 Barbara Walters asks Katharine Hepburn what kind of tree she would be on this day in history.
Jun 03 In the year 1981 carleton Coon, anthropology prof (What in the World), dies at 76
Jun 03 On this day in history pope John Paul II released from hospital after attempt on life
Jun 04 E Bowell discovers asteroids #2494 Inge, #2797 Teucer, #2870 Haupt, #3169 Ostro & #3726 in the year 1981.
Jun 05 In the year 1981 center of Disease Control reports of a pneumonia affecting gays (AIDS)
Jun 05 George Harrison releases "Somewhere in England" on this day in history.
Jun 05 On this day in history philo McCullough, actor (Branded, Ridin' Thru), dies
Jun 07 On this day in history iraq's only nuclear reactor is destroyed by Israeli F-16 fighter-bombers.
Jun 09 Allen Ludden, game show host (Password), dies at 63 in the year 1981.
Jun 10 On this day in history iRA's Joseph Doherty escapes from Crumlin Road Jail
Jun 10 Russell "Lucky" Hayden, actor (Judge Roy Bean), dies at 68 in the year 1981.
Jun 11 On this day in history eppo Doeve, Dutch graphic artist/cartoonist/painter, dies at 73
Jun 11 On this day in history golbaf earthquake in Iran killing 3,000 people
Jun 11 Southern Iran a 6.9 quake killed 3000 with many injured, and extensive damage in Kerman Province on this day in history.
Jun 12 Baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike on this day in history.
Jun 13 39 Unification church couples wed in Germany in the year 1981.
Jun 13 In the year 1981 teenager fires 6 blanks at Queen Elizabeth II
Jun 13 Tom Snyder interviews Charles Manson on "Tomorrow" in the year 1981.
Jun 14 The French Socialist Party wins landslide presidential vote in the year 1981.
Jun 16 Humphrey Keervelt, director (Suriname Planning Bureau), murdered on this day in history.
Jun 19 Boeing commercial Chinook 2-rotor helicopter is certified in the year 1981.
Jun 19 European Space Agency's Ariane carries 2 satellites into orbit in the year 1981.
Jun 19 On this day in history heaviest known orange (2.5 kg) exhibited, Nelspruit, S Africa
Jun 19 In the year 1981 india's APPLE satellite, first to be stabilized on 3 axes, launched
Jun 21 12-bottle case of 1979 Napamedoc Cabernet wine auctioned for $24,000 in the year 1981.