Historical Events In 1981
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
May 27 John Hinckley attempts suicide by overdosing on Tylenol on this day in history.
May 27 Liverpool wins 26th Europe Cup 1 at Paris France in the year 1981.
May 27 In the year 1981 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
May 28 On this day in history mary Lou Williams, black musician, dies at 71 in Durham NC
May 29 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1981.
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 Ziaur Rahmen, pres of Bangladesh, is assassinated in the year 1981.
Jun 01 Carl Vinson, (Rep-D-Ga, 1914-64), dies at 97 in the year 1981.
Jun 02 On this day in history barbara Walters asks Katharine Hepburn what kind of tree she would be
Jun 03 Carleton Coon, anthropology prof (What in the World), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Jun 03 On this day in history pope John Paul II released from hospital after attempt on life
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) on this day in history.
Jun 05 In the year 1981 george Harrison releases "Somewhere in England"
Jun 05 In the year 1981 philo McCullough, actor (Branded, Ridin' Thru), dies
Jun 07 In the year 1981 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 IRA's Joseph Doherty escapes from Crumlin Road Jail in the year 1981.
Jun 10 Russell "Lucky" Hayden, actor (Judge Roy Bean), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Jun 11 Eppo Doeve, Dutch graphic artist/cartoonist/painter, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Jun 11 In the year 1981 golbaf earthquake in Iran killing 3,000 people
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 in the year 1981.
Jun 13 39 Unification church couples wed in Germany on this day in history.
Jun 13 Teenager fires 6 blanks at Queen Elizabeth II in the year 1981.
Jun 13 In the year 1981 tom Snyder interviews Charles Manson on "Tomorrow"
Jun 14 The French Socialist Party wins landslide presidential vote on this day in history.
Jun 16 On this day in history humphrey Keervelt, director (Suriname Planning Bureau), murdered
Jun 19 Boeing commercial Chinook 2-rotor helicopter is certified on this day in history.
Jun 19 European Space Agency's Ariane carries 2 satellites into orbit on this day in history.
Jun 19 Heaviest known orange (2.5 kg) exhibited, Nelspruit, S Africa in the year 1981.
Jun 19 India's APPLE satellite, first to be stabilized on 3 axes, launched on this day in history.
Jun 21 In the year 1981 12-bottle case of 1979 Napamedoc Cabernet wine auctioned for $24,000