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Notable Historical Events in 1981 on the 12th

1981"Raiders Of The Lost Ark" starring Harrison Ford premieres

198145th Golf Masters Championship: Tom Watson wins, shooting a 280

1981Larry Holmes TKOs Leon Spinks in 3 for WBC heavyweight boxing title

1981Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA American Defender/WRAL Golf Classic

Historical Events in 1981 on the 12th
Date Event
Jan 12
"Dynasty" with Joan Collins premieres on ABC-TV 
Jan 12
-35°F (-37°C), Chester, Massachusetts (state record) 
Jan 12
Dynasty, a prime time soap opera inspired by Dallas, premieres on ABC 
Feb 12
Admiral Bobby R Inman, USN, becomes deputy director of CIA 
Feb 12
Arbitrator Goetz declares Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk a free agent 
Feb 12
Cape Verde amends its constitution 
Feb 12
Pete Squires sets record for 1575 steps of Empire State Bldg, 10m 
Mar 12
Soyuz T-4 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station 
Mar 12
Stephen Sondheim's musical "Marry Me a Little," premieres in NYC 
Mar 12
Walter R T Witschey installs world's largest sundial, Richmond, VA 
Apr 12
45th Golf Masters Championship: Tom Watson wins, shooting a 280 
Apr 12
Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA American Defender/WRAL Golf Classic 
Apr 12
Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation 
Apr 12
Maiden voyage Space Transit System-space shuttle Columbia launched 
May 12
"Lena Horne: Lady, Music" opens at Nederlander NYC for 333 perfs 
May 12
Isles tie own rec with 2 shorthanded playoff goals in a pd vs Minn 
Jun 12
"Raiders Of The Lost Ark" starring Harrison Ford premieres 
Jun 12
3rd baseball strike starts 
Jun 12
Baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike 
Jun 12
Larry Holmes TKOs Leon Spinks in 3 for WBC heavyweight boxing title 
Jun 12
Only candidate Hassan Gouled Aptidon wins Djibouti pres election 
Jul 12
Debbie Austin wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic 
Aug 12
IBM introduces its first Personal Computer (PC & PC-DOS version 1.0) 
Aug 12
Jon Erikson (US) becomes 1st to triple cross English Channel (38:27) 
Sep 12
95th US Womens Tennis: Tracy Austin beats M Navratilova (16 76 76) 
Sep 12
Elizabeth Ward (Arkansas), 20, crowned 54th Miss America 1982 
Sep 12
Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation 
Sep 12
Red Sox rookie Bob Ojeda no-hits Yanks for 8 innings before Rick Cerone & Dave Winfield lead off 9th with back-to-back doubles 
Oct 12
"Marlowe" opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 48 performances 
Oct 12
15th Country Music Association Award: Barbara Mandrell & George Jones wins 
Nov 12
1st balloon crossing of Pacific is completed (Double Eagle V) 
Nov 12
2nd shuttle mission-1st time spacecraft launched twice (Columbia 2) 
Nov 12
Bill C Davis' "Mass Appeal" premieres in NYC 
Nov 12
Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year (Oakland A's) 
Nov 12
Great Britain performs nuclear test 
Nov 12
Pilin Leon of Venezuela, crowned 31st Miss World 
Dec 12
"1st" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 37 performances 
Dec 12
Gambia & Senegal sign agreement to be known as Senegambia in Feb 1982 
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