1981 in Turkey

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See also: List of years in Turkey

Events in the year 1981 in Turkey.[1]


Ruling party and the main opposition

  • Ruling party – (Technocrat government)



  • 17 January – Cargo ship Deniz Sönmez sank around Crete, 32 deaths
  • 4 March – Two members of Turkish diplomatic mission in Paris were assassinated by an Armenian group.
  • 13 May – Assassination attempt on John Paul II by Mehmet Ali Ağca
  • 24 May – Turkish airlines DC-9 aircraft was hijacked by a leftist group. The passengers seized the hijackers
  • 24 May – Trabzonspor won the championship of the Turkish football league[2]
  • 27 July – For the first time 10 state artists were elected
  • 22 September – A military aircraft crashed over a military base in Edirne 40 deaths
  • 16 October – All former political parties were closed by the military rule
  • 23 October – Advisory parliament was opened
  • 3 November – Former prime minister Bülent Ecevit was sentenced for making statements.
  • 30 November – Ministry of Culture was merged to Ministry of Tourism




See also


  1. ^ Türkiye'nin 70 yılı, Tempo, İstanbul, 1998, pp 301–304
  2. ^ "Türkiye 1.Ligi". Mackolik.com.

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