On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 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