June 19, 1981 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Boeing commercial Chinook 2-rotor helicopter is certified
  • European Space Agency's Ariane carries 2 satellites into orbit
  • Heaviest known orange (2.5 kg) exhibited, Nelspruit, South Africa
  • India's APPLE satellite, 1st to be stabilized on 3 axes, launched