Historical Events on October 22, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 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