1981

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1981 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1981
MCMLXXXI
Ab urbe condita2734
Armenian calendar1430
ԹՎ ՌՆԼ
Assyrian calendar6731
Bahá'í calendar137–138
Balinese saka calendar1902–1903
Bengali calendar1388
Berber calendar2931
British Regnal year29 Eliz. 2 – 30 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2525
Burmese calendar1343
Byzantine calendar7489–7490
Chinese calendar庚申(Metal Monkey)
4677 or 4617
    — to —
辛酉年 (Metal Rooster)
4678 or 4618
Coptic calendar1697–1698
Discordian calendar3147
Ethiopian calendar1973–1974
Hebrew calendar5741–5742
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2037–2038
 - Shaka Samvat1902–1903
 - Kali Yuga5081–5082
Holocene calendar11981
Igbo calendar981–982
Iranian calendar1359–1360
Islamic calendar1401–1402
Japanese calendarShōwa 56
(昭和56年)
Javanese calendar1913–1914
Juche calendar70
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4314
Minguo calendarROC 70
民國70年
Nanakshahi calendar513
Thai solar calendar2524
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 time347155200 – 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.

Events

January

Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States

February

March

April

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

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Other Languages
Afrikaans: 1981
Alemannisch: 1981
አማርኛ: 1981 እ.ኤ.አ.
Аҧсшәа: 1981
العربية: 1981
aragonés: 1981
arpetan: 1981
asturianu: 1981
Avañe'ẽ: 1981
авар: 1981 сон
Aymar aru: 1981
azərbaycanca: 1981
বাংলা: ১৯৮১
Bahasa Banjar: 1981
Bân-lâm-gú: 1981 nî
Basa Banyumasan: 1981
башҡортса: 1981 йыл
беларуская: 1981
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: 1981
भोजपुरी: 1981
Bikol Central: 1981
български: 1981
Boarisch: 1981
བོད་ཡིག: ༡༩༨༡
bosanski: 1981.
brezhoneg: 1981
català: 1981
Чӑвашла: 1981
Cebuano: 1981
čeština: 1981
Cymraeg: 1981
dansk: 1981
davvisámegiella: 1981
Deutsch: 1981
eesti: 1981
Ελληνικά: 1981
emiliàn e rumagnòl: 1981
эрзянь: 1981 ие
español: 1981
Esperanto: 1981
euskara: 1981
فارسی: ۱۹۸۱
Fiji Hindi: 1981
føroyskt: 1981
français: 1981
Frysk: 1981
furlan: 1981
Gaeilge: 1981
Gaelg: 1981
Gagauz: 1981
Gàidhlig: 1981
galego: 1981
贛語: 1981年
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: 1981-ngièn
хальмг: 1981 җил
한국어: 1981년
Հայերեն: 1981
हिन्दी: १९८१
hornjoserbsce: 1981
hrvatski: 1981.
Ido: 1981
Igbo: 1981
Ilokano: 1981
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী: মারি ১৯৮১
Bahasa Indonesia: 1981
interlingua: 1981
Ирон: 1981-æм аз
isiZulu: 1981
íslenska: 1981
italiano: 1981
עברית: 1981
Basa Jawa: 1981
ಕನ್ನಡ: ೧೯೮೧
Kapampangan: 1981
къарачай-малкъар: 1981 джыл
ქართული: 1981
kaszëbsczi: 1981
қазақша: 1981 жыл
kernowek: 1981
Kiswahili: 1981
коми: 1981-ӧд во
Kreyòl ayisyen: 1981 (almanak gregoryen)
kurdî: 1981
Кыргызча: 1981
кырык мары: 1981 и
лезги: 1981 йис
Latina: 1981
latviešu: 1981. gads
Lëtzebuergesch: 1981
lietuvių: 1981 m.
Ligure: 1981
Limburgs: 1981
lingála: 1981
Livvinkarjala: 1981
la .lojban.: 1981moi
lumbaart: 1981
magyar: 1981
मैथिली: १९८१
македонски: 1981
Malagasy: 1981
മലയാളം: 1981
Māori: 1981
मराठी: इ.स. १९८१
მარგალური: 1981
مصرى: 1981
Bahasa Melayu: 1981
Baso Minangkabau: 1981
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: 1981 nièng
монгол: 1981 он
မြန်မာဘာသာ: ၁၉၈၁
Nāhuatl: 1981
Dorerin Naoero: 1981
Nederlands: 1981
Nedersaksies: 1981
नेपाली: सन् १९८१
日本語: 1981年
Napulitano: 1981
нохчийн: 1981 шо
Nordfriisk: 1981
norsk: 1981
norsk nynorsk: 1981
Nouormand: 1981
Novial: 1981
occitan: 1981
олык марий: 1981
ଓଡ଼ିଆ: ୧୯୮୧
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: 1981
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: 1981
पालि: १९८१
Pangasinan: 1981
پنجابی: 1981
Papiamentu: 1981
ភាសាខ្មែរ: ឆ្នាំ ១៩៨១
Piemontèis: 1981
Tok Pisin: 1981
Plattdüütsch: 1981
polski: 1981
português: 1981
Qaraqalpaqsha: 1981
qırımtatarca: 1981
reo tahiti: 1981
Ripoarisch: Joohr 1981
română: 1981
Runa Simi: 1981
русиньскый: 1981
русский: 1981 год
саха тыла: 1981 сыл
sardu: 1981
Scots: 1981
Seeltersk: 1981
Sesotho sa Leboa: 1981
shqip: 1981
sicilianu: 1981
සිංහල: 1981
Simple English: 1981
slovenčina: 1981
slovenščina: 1981
ślůnski: 1981
Soomaaliga: 1981
کوردی: ١٩٨١
српски / srpski: 1981
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: 1981
Basa Sunda: 1981
suomi: 1981
svenska: 1981
Tagalog: 1981
தமிழ்: 1981
татарча/tatarça: 1981 ел
తెలుగు: 1981
tetun: 1981
ไทย: พ.ศ. 2524
тоҷикӣ: Соли 1981
Türkçe: 1981
Türkmençe: 1981
удмурт: 1981 ар
українська: 1981
اردو: 1981ء
Vahcuengh: 1981 nienz
vèneto: 1981
Tiếng Việt: 1981
Volapük: 1981
Võro: 1981
walon: 1981
West-Vlams: 1981
Winaray: 1981
ייִדיש: 1981
Yorùbá: 1981
粵語: 1981年
Zazaki: 1981
Zeêuws: 1981
žemaitėška: 1981
中文: 1981年
Kabɩyɛ: 1981