1981 in Iran
The following lists events that happened during 1981 in Iran.
Iranian presidential election, July 1981
The Iranian presidential election of July 1981 took place on 24 July 1981 after the previous Iranian president, Abolhassan Banisadr, was impeached by the Majlis on 21 June and then sacked by the Supre...
Iranian presidential election, July 1981 - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 457
United Nations Security Council Resolution 457, adopted unanimously on 4 December 1979, addressed the ongoing Iran hostage crisis. After expressing concern at the level of tensions between Iran and th...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 457 - Wikipedia
1979 Kurdish rebellion in Iran
1979 Kurdish rebellion in Iran erupted in mid-March 1979, some two months after the completion of the Iranian Revolution, and became the largest among the nationwide uprisings in Iran against the new ...
1979 Kurdish rebellion in Iran - Wikipedia
Timeline of the Iran hostage crisis
The Iran hostage crisis, also known in Iran as the Conquest of the American Spy Den (Persian: تسخیر لانه جاسوسی آمریکا Taskhire lāne jāsusi Âmrikā), was a diplomatic crisis between Iran and the United...
Defense Industries Organization
The Defense Industries Organization (Persian: سازمان صنایع دفاع) is a conglomerate of companies run by the Islamic Republic of Iran whose function is to provide the military of Iran with the necessary...
Hafte Tir bombing
On 28 June 1981 (the 7th of Tir 1360 (Hafte Tir - هفت تیر) in the Iranian calendar), a powerful bomb went off at the headquarters of the Iran Islamic Republic Party (IRP) in Tehran, while a meeting of...
Hafte Tir bombing - Wikipedia
Liberation of Khorramshahr
The Liberation of Khorramshahr (Persian: آزادی خرمشهر / Azaadi-e Khorramshahr) was the Iranian recapture of the port city of Khorramshahr from the Iraqis on 24 May 1982 during the Iran–Iraq War. The I...
Liberation of Khorramshahr - Wikipedia
Operation Samen-ol-A'emeh
Operation Samen-ol-A'emeh (Operation Eight Imam) was an offensive of the Iran-Iraq war between 27 September-29 September 1981 where Iran broke the Iraqi Siege of Abadan.
see: Siege of Abadan
Operation Samen-ol-A'emeh - Wikipedia
National Democratic Front (Iran)
The National Democratic Front of Iran was a liberal-left political party founded during the Iranian Revolution of 1979 that overthrew shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and banned within a short time by the ...
Kenneth D. Taylor
Kenneth Douglas "Ken" Taylor, OC (born October 5, 1934) is a Canadian diplomat, educator and businessman, best known for his role in the 1979 covert operation called the "Canadian Caper" when he was t...
Mohammad-Ali Rajai
Mohammad-Ali Rajai (Persian: محمدعلی رجائی‎; 15 June 1933 – 30 August 1981) was the president of Iran from 2 to 30 August 1981 after serving as prime minister under Abolhassan Banisadr. He was a...
Mohammad-Ali Rajai - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 461
United Nations Security Council resolution 461, adopted on 31 December 1979, after recalling its Resolution 457 (1979), the Council noted the increasing tension between Iran and the United States and ...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 461 - Wikipedia
Siege of Abadan
The Siege of Abadan was a major action during the early part of the Iran–Iraq War.
Abadan island was the site of the Abadan Refinery, one of the world's largest oil refineries.
Siege of Abadan - Wikipedia
Iran hostage crisis
The Iran hostage crisis, referred to within Iran in Persian as تسخیر لانه جاسوسی امریکا (literally "Conquest of the American Spy Den,"), was a diplomatic crisis between Iran and the United States. Fif...
Iran hostage crisis - Wikipedia
Battle of Dezful
The Operation Nasr fought in early January 1981, was a major battle of the Iran-Iraq War. It was the biggest tank battle of the Iran-Iraq War.Three Iranian armored regiments advanced towards Iraqi for...
Battle of Dezful - Wikipedia
Muslim Student Followers of the Imam's Line
The Muslim Student Followers of the Imam's Line (Persian: دانشجویان مسلمان پیرو خط امام‎ Dânešjuyân Mosalmân Piru Xatt Emâm), also called the Muslim Students of the Imam Khomeini Line, was an Ir...
Nightline
Nightline (or ABC News Nightline) is a late-night news program that is broadcast by ABC in the United States, and has a franchised formula to other networks and stations elsewhere in the world. Create...
Iranian presidential election, October 1981
The Iranian presidential election of October 1981, took place on October 2, 1981, after the assassination of Mohammad Ali Rajai, the previous President of Iran, during the interim prime ministership o...
Iranian presidential election, October 1981 - Wikipedia
Interim Government of Iran (1981)
The interim government of the Islamic Republic of Iran (21 September 1981 – 29 October 1981) was established after the assassination of Mohammad-Ali Rajai (President) and Mohammad Javad Bahonar ...
Richard Queen
Richard Ivan Queen (August 7, 1951 – August 14, 2002) was born in Washington D.C. and worked for the U.S. State Department as Vice Consul at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran. On November 4, 1979, he w...
Algiers Accords
The Algiers Accords were a set of agreements between the United States and Iran to resolve the Iran hostage crisis, brokered by the Algerian government and signed in Algiers on January 19, 1981. The c...
Hussein Sheikholeslam
Hussein Sheikholeslam is a member of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of the Islamic Republic of Iran. He was also the Iranian ambassador to Syria.Sheikholeslam is one of the students/militants who ...