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1981 Calendar

1981 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

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1981 Historical Event(s)

  •  February 5, 1981 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Rooster in Chinese astrology.
  •  February 24, 1981 – An earthquake registering 6.7 on the Richter scale hits Athens, killing 16 people and destroying buildings in several towns west of the city.
  •  March 27, 1981 – The Solidarity movement in Poland stages a warning strike, in which at least 12 million Poles walk off their jobs for four hours.
  •  April 26, 1981 – Dr. Michael R. Harrison of the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center performs the world’s first human open fetal surgery.
  •  May 5, 1981 – Bobby Sands dies in the Long Kesh prison hospital after 66 days of hunger-striking, aged 27.
  •  June 6, 1981 – Bihar train disaster A passenger train travelling between Mansi and Saharsa, India, jumps the tracks at a bridge crossing the Bagmati river. The government places the official death toll at 268 plus another 300 missing; however, it is generally believed that the actual figure is closer to 1,000 killed.
  •  June 11, 1981 – A Richter Scale 6.9 magnitude earthquake at Golbaf, Iran, kills at least 2,000.
  •  August 3, 1981 – Senegalese opposition parties, under the leadership of Mamadou Dia, launch the Antiimperialist Action Front-Suxxali Reew Mi.
  •  August 30, 1981 – President Mohammad-Ali Rajai and Prime Minister Mohammad-Javad Bahonar of Iran are assassinated in a bombing committed by the People’s Mujahedin of Iran.
  •  December 30, 1981 – In the 39th game of his 3rd NHL season Wayne Gretzky scores 5 goals giving him 50 on the year setting a new NHL record previously held by Maurice Richard and Mike Bossy who earlier had each scored 50 goals in 50 games.

Who Were Born On 1981?

  •  January 20, 1981 – Brendan Fevola, Australian Rules Football Player
  •  May 26, 1981 – Isaac Slade, American musician (The Fray)
  •  July 2, 1981 – Carlos Rogers, American football player
  •  July 7, 1981 – Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Indian cricketer
  •  July 24, 1981 – Mark Robinson, English footballer
  •  August 16, 1981 – Roque Santa Cruz, Paraguayan footballer
  •  August 29, 1981 – Geneviève Jeanson, French Canadian cyclist
  •  September 17, 1981 – Bakari Koné, Ivorian footballer
  •  September 27, 1981 – Sophie Crumb, American comics artist
  •  November 20, 1981 – Kimberley Walsh, English singer (Girls Aloud)