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1981 Quiz

Important days in 1981, one for each month 12 Questions.

 
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1

The British Labour Party special conference at Wembley decides that leadership elections should be by electoral college.

  • January 24
  • January 04
  • January 14

2

A fire at the Las Vegas Hilton hotel-casino kills 8 and injures 198.

  • February 01
  • February 20
  • February 10

3

In Italy the Propaganda Due Masonic Lodge is discovered.

  • March 17
  • March 23
  • March 12

4

Daylight saving time is introduced in the USSR.

  • April 21
  • April 11
  • April 01

5

Pope John Paul II is shot and nearly killed by a Turkish gunman.

  • May 03
  • May 13
  • May 30

6

Major League Baseball goes on strike,forcing the cancellation of 38% of the schedule.

  • June 12
  • June 22
  • June 09

7

The Wonderland Gang is brutally murdered in a massacre involving Eddie Nash.

  • July 01
  • July 02
  • July 03

8

South African troops invade Angola.

  • August 08
  • August 20
  • August 28

9

France abolishes capital punishment.

  • September 09
  • September 18
  • September 21

10

A Soviet submarine runs aground outside the Karlskrona, Sweden military base.

  • October 17
  • October 27
  • October 22

11

Antigua and Barbuda gain independence from the United Kingdom.

  • November 01
  • November 02
  • November 03

12

Boxing: Muhammad Ali loses to Trevor Berbick; this proved to be Ali's last-ever fight.

  • December 01
  • December 11
  • December 21

 

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