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Events from the year 1981 in the United Kingdom.

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  • The London department store Whiteleys closes, after 107 years in business.
  • Inflation has fallen to 11.9%, the second lowest annual level since 1973, but has been largely achieved by the mass closure of heavy industry facilities that have contributed to the highest postwar levels of unemployment. [13]

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References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-141-02715-0.  
  2. ^ ""1981: Gunmen shoot civil rights campaigner", BBC On This Day". 1981-01-16. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/16/newsid_2530000/2530469.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  3. ^ ""1981: Nine die in New Cross house fire", BBC On This Day". 1981-01-18. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/18/newsid_2530000/2530333.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  4. ^ ""1981: Dissident Labour MPs plan new party"", BBC On This Day". 1981-01-25. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/25/newsid_2506000/2506367.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  5. ^ ""1981: Thatcher gives in to miners", BBC On This Day". 1981-02-18. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/18/newsid_2550000/2550991.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  6. ^ ""1981: Prince Charles and Lady Di to marry", BBC On This Day". 1981-02-24. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/24/newsid_2516000/2516759.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  7. ^ ""1981: M5 rapist jailed for life", BBC On This Day". 1981-03-09. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/9/newsid_2516000/2516615.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  8. ^ ""1981: New measures to contain farm disease", BBC On This Day". 1981-03-23. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/23/newsid_2531000/2531311.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  9. ^ ""1981: Biggs rescued after kidnapping", BBC On This Day". 1981-03-24. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/24/newsid_2531000/2531233.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  10. ^ ""1981: 'Gang of four' launches new party", BBC On This Day". 1981-03-26. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/26/newsid_2531000/2531151.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  11. ^ ""1981: Triumph at first London Marathon", BBC On This Day". 1981-03-29. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/29/newsid_2530000/2530955.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  12. ^ ""1981: Hunger striker elected MP", BBC On This Day". 1981-04-10. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/10/newsid_2453000/2453183.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  13. ^ ""1981: Brixton ablaze after riot", BBC On This Day". 1981-04-11. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/11/newsid_2523000/2523907.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  14. ^ a b c d Palmer, Alan & Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 445–446. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.  
  15. ^ ""1981: Queen shot at by youth", BBC On This Day". 1981-06-13. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/13/newsid_2512000/2512333.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  16. ^ http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/U/untold/programs/riot/timeline.html
  17. ^ ""1981: Police attacked in Liverpool riots", BBC On This Day". 1981-07-05. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/5/newsid_2494000/2494599.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  18. ^ ""1981: Charles and Diana marry", BBC On This Day". 1981-07-29. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/29/newsid_2494000/2494949.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  19. ^ ""1981: IRA Maze hunger strikes at an end", BBC On This Day". 1981-10-03. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/3/newsid_2451000/2451503.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  20. ^ ""1981: CND rally attracts thousands", BBC On This Day". 1981-10-24. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/24/newsid_2488000/2488439.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  21. ^ ""1981: Euthanasia chief jailed over suicides", BBC On This Day". 1981-10-30. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/30/newsid_2465000/2465183.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  
  22. ^ ""1981: Lifeboat crew missing after mission", BBC On This Day". 1981-12-20. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/20/newsid_2539000/2539173.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.  

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