1981

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1981 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1981
MCMLXXXI
Ab urbe condita 2734
Armenian calendar 1430
ԹՎ ՌՆԼ
Assyrian calendar 6731
Bahá'í calendar 137–138
Balinese saka calendar 1902–1903
Bengali calendar 1388
Berber calendar 2931
British Regnal year 29 Eliz. 2 – 30 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2525
Burmese calendar 1343
Byzantine calendar 7489–7490
Chinese calendar 庚申(Metal Monkey)
4677 or 4617
    — to —
辛酉年 (Metal Rooster)
4678 or 4618
Coptic calendar 1697–1698
Discordian calendar 3147
Ethiopian calendar 1973–1974
Hebrew calendar 5741–5742
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2037–2038
 - Shaka Samvat 1902–1903
 - Kali Yuga 5081–5082
Holocene calendar 11981
Igbo calendar 981–982
Iranian calendar 1359–1360
Islamic calendar 1401–1402
Japanese calendar Shōwa 56
(昭和56年)
Javanese calendar 1913–1914
Juche calendar 70
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4314
Minguo calendar ROC 70
民國70年
Nanakshahi calendar 513
Thai solar calendar 2524
Tibetan calendar 阳金猴年
(male Iron-Monkey)
2107 or 1726 or 954
    — to —
阴金鸡年
(female Iron-Rooster)
2108 or 1727 or 955
Unix time 347155200 – 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.

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

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Nobel Prizes

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References

  1. ^ "China loses its allure". 
  2. ^ "NAMM Exhibitor Manual-Summer 1981". 
  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. ^ [1]
  6. ^ http://w3.whosea.org/en/Section10/Section332/Section521_2454.htm
  7. ^ "DEA History Book, 1876–1990" (drug usage & enforcement), US Department of Justice, 1991, USDoJ.gov webpage: DoJ-DEA-History-1985-1990.
  8. ^ http://www.pepsico.com/Download/GCR_Sustainability_Report_EN_Final.pdf

External links

  • Protocol of Accession
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