Historical Events In 1981
Friday, 14 May 2021
May 27 In the year 1981 john Hinckley attempts suicide by overdosing on Tylenol
May 27 Liverpool wins 26th Europe Cup 1 at Paris France on this day in history.
May 27 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1981.
May 28 Mary Lou Williams, black musician, dies at 71 in Durham NC on this day in history.
May 29 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
May 30 "Nightline" extends from 4 nights to 5 nights a week (Friday) in the year 1981.
May 30 Bangladesh President Ziaur Rahman is shot by group of rebel officers in the year 1981.
May 30 In the year 1981 ziaur Rahmen, pres of Bangladesh, is assassinated
Jun 01 In the year 1981 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 Pope John Paul II released from hospital after attempt on life in the year 1981.
Jun 04 In the year 1981 e Bowell discovers asteroids #2494 Inge, #2797 Teucer, #2870 Haupt, #3169 Ostro & #3726
Jun 05 Center of Disease Control reports of a pneumonia affecting gays (AIDS) in the year 1981.
Jun 05 George Harrison releases "Somewhere in England" in the year 1981.
Jun 05 In the year 1981 philo McCullough, actor (Branded, Ridin' Thru), dies
Jun 07 Iraq's only nuclear reactor is destroyed by Israeli F-16 fighter-bombers in the year 1981.
Jun 09 In the year 1981 allen Ludden, game show host (Password), dies at 63
Jun 10 IRA's Joseph Doherty escapes from Crumlin Road Jail on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1981 russell "Lucky" Hayden, actor (Judge Roy Bean), dies at 68
Jun 11 On this day in history eppo Doeve, Dutch graphic artist/cartoonist/painter, dies at 73
Jun 11 Golbaf earthquake in Iran killing 3,000 people in the year 1981.
Jun 11 On this day in history southern Iran a 6.9 quake killed 3000 with many injured, and extensive damage in Kerman Province.
Jun 12 Baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike on this day in history.
Jun 13 On this day in history 39 Unification church couples wed in Germany
Jun 13 In the year 1981 teenager fires 6 blanks at Queen Elizabeth II
Jun 13 In the year 1981 tom Snyder interviews Charles Manson on "Tomorrow"
Jun 14 The French Socialist Party wins landslide presidential vote in the year 1981.
Jun 16 Humphrey Keervelt, director (Suriname Planning Bureau), murdered in the year 1981.
Jun 19 Boeing commercial Chinook 2-rotor helicopter is certified on this day in history.
Jun 19 In the year 1981 european Space Agency's Ariane carries 2 satellites into orbit
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 on this day in history.