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1981

1981 by topic:
Arts
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Sovereign state leaders - Territorial governors
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Other topics
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Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
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Establishments - Disestablishments
Works and introductions categories
Works - Introductions
Works entering the public domain
1981 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1981
MCMLXXXI
Ab urbe condita2734
Armenian calendar1430
Assyrian calendar6731
Bahá'í calendar137-138
Balinese saka calendar1902-1903
Bengali calendar1388
Berber calendar2931
British Regnal year29 Eliz. 2 - 30 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2525
Burmese calendar1343
Byzantine calendar7489-7490
Chinese calendar? (Metal Monkey)
4677 or 4617
    -- to --
(Metal Rooster)
4678 or 4618
Coptic calendar1697-1698
Discordian calendar3147
Ethiopian calendar1973-1974
Hebrew calendar5741-5742
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2037-2038
 - Shaka Samvat1902-1903
 - Kali Yuga5081-5082
Holocene calendar11981
Igbo calendar981-982
Iranian calendar1359-1360
Islamic calendar1401-1402
Japanese calendarSh?wa 56
(56?)
Javanese calendar1913-1914
Juche calendar70
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4314
Minguo calendarROC 70
70?
Nanakshahi calendar513
Thai solar calendar2524
Tibetan calendar?
(male Iron-Monkey)
2107 or 1726 or 954
    -- to --
?
(female Iron-Rooster)
2108 or 1727 or 955
Unix time347155200 - 378691199

1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1981st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 981st year of the 2nd millennium, the 81st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1980s decade.

Events

January

January 20: Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States

February

March

April

April 12: First Space Shuttle launch: Columbia, April 12, 1981.

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Births

January

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April

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June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

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March

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June

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September

October

November

December

Date Unknown

Nobel Prizes

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References

  1. ^ "China loses its allure".
  2. ^ "NAMM Exhibitor Manual-Summer 1981". namm.org. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "The Bombing of Beirut". Journal of Palestine Studies. 11 (1): 218-225. 1981. doi:10.1525/jps.1981.11.1.00p0366x.
  4. ^ "MISSILE IS FIRED BY NORTH KOREANS AT U.S. SPY PLANE NEAR THE DMZ". The New York Times. August 27, 1981.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on August 19, 2013. Retrieved 2017.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 4, 2005. Retrieved 2005.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "DEA History Book, 1876-1990" (drug usage & enforcement), US Department of Justice, 1991, USDoJ.gov webpage: DoJ-DEA-History-1985-1990.
  8. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on June 11, 2013. Retrieved 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ Publishing, Bloomsbury (November 19, 2015). "Whitaker's Shorts 2016: Governance". Bloomsbury Publishing – via Google Books.
  10. ^ "Lover Of Music Life And Love on Instagram: "Ok @wikipedia my birthday isn't today wanting to set the record straight as I keep getting birthday messages... it's 21st September !!! And..."". Instagram.

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