The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2026. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1981
- February 5, 1981 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Rooster in Chinese astrology.
- April 3, 1981 – The Osborne 1, the first successful portable computer, is unveiled at the West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco.
- May 31, 1981 – The burning of Jaffna library in Sri Lanka. It is one of the violent examples of ethnic biblioclasm of the twentieth century.
- June 18, 1981 – The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk, the first operational aircraft initially designed around stealth technology, makes its first flight.
- June 24, 1981 – The Humber Bridge is opens to traffic, connecting Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. It would be the world’s longest single-span suspension bridge for 17 years.
- September 21, 1981 – Belize is granted full independence from the United Kingdom.
- October 6, 1981 – Egyptian President Anwar Sadat is murdered by Islamic extremists.
- October 14, 1981 – Citing official misconduct in the investigation and trial, Amnesty International charges the U.S. Federal Government with holding Richard Marshall of the American Indian Movement as a political prisoner.
- November 11, 1981 – Antigua and Barbuda joins the United Nations.
- December 19, 1981 – Sixteen lives are lost when the Penlee lifeboat goes to the aid of the stricken coaster Union Star in heavy seas.
Who Were Born On 1981?
- January 25, 1981 – Francis Jeffers, English footballer
- April 6, 1981 – Jeff Faine, American football player
- June 9, 1981 – Natalie Portman, Israeli-American actress, director, and producer
- June 15, 1981 – John Paintsil, Ghanaian footballer
- July 16, 1981 – Giuseppe Di Masi, Italian footballer
- July 27, 1981 – Mari Hoshino, Japanese actress and singer
- September 25, 1981 – Shane Tutmarc, American singer-songwriter and producer (Dolour)
- October 9, 1981 – Urška Žolnir, Slovenian martial artist
- December 14, 1981 – Rebecca Jarvis, American journalist
- December 29, 1981 – Shaun Suisham, American football player