Flag Log's World Flag Chart 1981
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Other Peoples and Places
Saint Christopher and Nevis
Events of 1981
April 7: Jersey added a coat of arms to its traditional flag.
July 1: The Northern Mariana Islands added a flower wreath to its flag.
September 21: Belize became independent from the United Kingdom.
November 1: The British associated state of Antigua became independent as Antigua and Barbuda.
November 3: Dominica changed the order of the stripes on its flag and added yellow outlines to the lime green stars.
December 18: Spain officially put its new coat of arms on the state flag.
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This page was created in 2015 and last updated in 2019.