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1981 Calendar Trivia

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.

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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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.
  •  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 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 death toll is closer to 1,000.
  •  June 16, 1981 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan awards the Congressional Gold Medal to Ken Taylor, Canada’s former ambassador to Iran, for helping six Americans escape from Iran during the hostage crisis of 1979-81; he is the first foreign citizen bestowed the honor.
  •  June 18, 1981 – The Treaty of Basseterre is signed, creating the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
  •  July 16, 1981 – Mahathir Mohamad becomes Malaysia’s 4th Prime Minister.
  •  July 19, 1981 – In a private meeting with U.S. President Ronald Reagan, French Prime Minister François Mitterrand reveals the existence of the Farewell Dossier, a collection of documents showing that the Soviets had been stealing American technological research and development.
  •  August 24, 1981 – Mark David Chapman is sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for murdering John Lennon.
  •  November 28, 1981 – Our Lady of Kibeho: Schoolchildren in Kibeho, Rwanda, experience the first of a series of Marian apparitions.
  •  December 15, 1981 – A suicide car bombing targeting the Iraqi embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, levels the embassy and kills 61 people, including Iraq’s ambassador to Lebanon. The attack is considered the first modern suicide bombing.

Who Were Born On 1981?

  •  January 21, 1981 – Masayuki Deai, Japanese actor
  •  April 4, 1981 – Currensy, American rapper (Jet Life and 504 Boyz)
  •  April 28, 1981 – Pietro Travagli, Italian rugby player
  •  May 20, 1981 – Kensuke Tanaka, Japanese baseball player
  •  June 4, 1981 – Maxi Nil, Greek singer-songwriter (Elysion, On Thorns I Lay, and Visions of Atlantis)
  •  June 8, 1981 – Sara Watkins, American singer-songwriter and fiddler (Nickel Creek, The Decemberists, and Works Progress Administration)
  •  August 1, 1981 – Stephen Hunt, Irish footballer
  •  August 20, 1981 – Michael Rady, American actor
  •  October 1, 1981 – Johnny Oduya, Swedish ice hockey player
  •  December 17, 1981 – Jerry Hsu, American skateboarder and photographer
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