Today in History for 22nd October 1981

Day of Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 7 of 7

- Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization decertified
- Start of 1st-class game at Newcastle, NSW v Queensland
- The founding congress of the Nepal Workers and Peasants Organisation faction led by Hareram Sharma and D.P. Singh begins.
- The TGV railway service Paris-Lyon is inaugurated.
- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved aspartame artificial sweetener for tabletop use following years of scrutiny
- US national debt tops $1 trillion
- USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2

- Michael Fishman, actor (DJ-Roseanne), born in Long Beach, California
- Olivier Pla, French racing driver

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 1 of 1

- Best-selling author Michael Crichton (39) weds broadcast journalist Suzanne Childs

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Michael Granger, actor (Creature with Atom Brain, Pier 5 Havana), dies

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