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  • Malmö, Sweden
    Saturday Oct 3, 1981

    Zlatan Ibrahimović

    Born

    Malmö, Sweden
    Saturday Oct 3, 1981

    Ibrahimović was born in Malmö, Sweden, on 3 October 1981.




  • Cairo, Egypt
    Tuesday Oct 6, 1981

    Ayman al-Zawahiri

    The assassination of President Anwar Sadat

    Cairo, Egypt
    Tuesday Oct 6, 1981

    In 1981, Al-Zawahiri was one of hundreds arrested following the assassination of President Anwar Sadat.




  • Iran
    Wednesday Oct 14, 1981

    Iran–Iraq War

    The Ambush

    Iran
    Wednesday Oct 14, 1981

    On 15 October, after breaking the siege, a large Iranian convoy was ambushed by Iraqi tanks, and during the ensuing tank battle Iran lost 20 Chieftains and other armored vehicles and withdrew from the previously gained territory.




  • England, United Kingdom
    Monday Oct 26, 1981

    Freddie Mercury

    Greatest Hits

    England, United Kingdom
    Monday Oct 26, 1981

    Mercury wrote 10 of the 17 songs on Queen's Greatest Hits album: "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Seven Seas of Rhye", "Killer Queen", "Somebody to Love", "Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy", "We Are the Champions", "Bicycle Race", "Don't Stop Me Now", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", and "Play the Game".




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