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1981 Historical Event(s)
- January 8, 1981 – A local farmer reports a UFO sighting in Trans-en-Provence, France, claimed to be “perhaps the most completely and carefully documented sighting of all time”.
- February 5, 1981 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Rooster in Chinese astrology.
- May 24, 1981 – Ecuadorian president Jaime Roldós Aguilera, his wife and his presidential committee died in an aircraft accident while travelling from Quito to Zapotillo minutes after the president famous speech regarding the 24 de mayo anniversary of the Battle of Pichincha.
- June 25, 1981 – Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington.
- July 7, 1981 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan appoints Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female member of the Supreme Court of the United States.
- August 1, 1981 – MTV begins broadcasting in the United States and airs its first video, “Video Killed the Radio Star” by the Buggles.
- 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.
- September 15, 1981 – The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
- September 19, 1981 – Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a free concert in New York’s Central Park.
- September 26, 1981 – Baseball: Nolan Ryan sets a Major League record by throwing his fifth no-hitter.
Who Were Born On 1981?
- January 3, 1981 – Naresh Iyer, Indian singer
- February 25, 1981 – Shahid Kapoor, Indian actor
- March 29, 1981 – Jlloyd Samuel, West Indian-born footballer
- April 24, 1981 – Dusty Anderson, American pro wrestler
- June 1, 1981 – Smush Parker, American basketball player
- June 29, 1981 – Nicolás Vuyovich, Argentine racing driver (d. 2005)
- July 1, 1981 – Carlo del Fava, South African-born Italian rugby player
- September 5, 1981 – Daniel Moreno, Spanish professional bicyclist
- December 11, 1981 – Javier Saviola, Argentine footballer
- December 14, 1981 – Liam Lawrence, Irish footballer