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Historical Events In 1971

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Aug 25   On this day in history ted Lewis, [Theodore L Friedman], bandleader, dies at 80  

Aug 26   On this day in history dutch Queen Juliana & Prince Bernhard visit Indonesia  

Aug 26   Francesco Santoliquido, composer, dies at 88 in the year 1971.  

Aug 27   Bennett Cerf, (Random House)/panelist (What's My Line), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history humorist and author Bennet Cerf dies.  

Aug 28   25 people die and 1,150 are rescued when the Greek liner Haleanna catches fire in the year 1971.  

Aug 28   In the year 1971 nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies  

Aug 29   On this day in history hank Aaron becomes the first player in baseball's National League to drive in 100+ runs in 11 seasons.  

Aug 31   Dave Scott becomes first person to drive a car on the Moon on this day in history.  

Sep 01   In the year 1971 qatar declares independence from Britain  

Sep 03   In the year 1971 john Lennon leaves the UK for NYC, never to return  

Sep 03   In the year 1971 percy Holmes, cricketer (Yorks opener, 7 Tests for Eng 1921-32), dies  

Sep 03   Qatar regains complete independence from Britain in the year 1971.  

Sep 03   Watergate team breaks into Daniel Ellsberg's doctor's office on this day in history.  

Sep 04   ABC-TV pulls the plug on The Lawrence Welk Show after 13 seasons on this day in history.  

Sep 04   Alaskan 727 crashes into Chilkoot Mountain, kills 109 (Alaska) on this day in history.  

Sep 07   In the year 1971 cBS-TV broadcasts the final episode of The Beverly Hillbillies.  

Sep 07   Spring Byington, actress (Lily Ruskin-December Bride), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Sep 08   John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts opens in Washington DC on this day in history.  

Sep 09   On this day in history 1,000 convicts seize Attica, NY prison  

Sep 09   In the year 1971 billy Gilbert, US actor (Great Dictator, His Gal Friday), dies at 76  

Sep 09   Detroit Red Wings hockey star Gordie Howe retires in the year 1971.  

Sep 09   Forty-three people are killed when prisoners seize control of New York's Attica prison in the year 1971.  

Sep 09   John Lennon &Yoko Ono appear on the Dick Cavett Show (ABC-TV) in the year 1971.  

Sep 09   On this day in history john Lennon releases the "Imagine" album  

Sep 10   In the year 1971 bella Darvi, actress (Racers), commits suicide at 42  

Sep 10   Pacific Great Eastern Railway extension from Fort St. John to Fort Nelson, B.C. is opened for traffic in the year 1971.  

Sep 10   In the year 1971 shoe-slapping statesman Nikita Krushchev, former Premier of Russia, dies.  

Sep 11   Nikita Khrushchev, dies of a heart attack at 77 in the year 1971.  

Sep 12   Lin Piau, Chinese minister of Defense, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Sep 13   9 hostages & 28 prisoners die in take over at Attica State Prison in the year 1971.  

Sep 13   On this day in history frank Robinson hits his 500th HR  

Sep 13   Lin Piao, Chinese party leader, dies in air crash at 63 [or Sept 13] on this day in history.  

Sep 13   In the year 1971 police storm the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York, ending a four-day siege that killed 43 people.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1971

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1971 birth of aamer Nazir, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler 1993- )  

Jan 02   Aaron Williams, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics) was born in the year 1971.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of brad Parpan, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)  

Jan 02   Horace Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Robert O' Neal, WLAF DB (Amsterdam Admirals) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of taye Diggs, American actor  

Jan 02   Lisa Harrison, American basketball player was born in the year 1971.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of carlos Perez, Dominican/US baseball pitcher (Montreal Expos)  

Famous Deaths In 1971

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of saint Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox Christian Saint (b. 1894)  

Jan 02   On this day in history death of willard Maas, American educator and experimental filmmaker (b. 1906)  

Jan 04   Arthur Ford, American clairaudient (b. 1896) died in the year 1971.  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of douglas Shearer, Canadian film engineer (b. 1899)  

Jan 07   On this day in history dick Kollmar, actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), dies at 60  

Jan 08   On this day in history adriano Lualdi, composer, dies at 85  

Jan 09   Giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926) died in the year 1971.  

Jan 10   On this day in history gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer, dies at 87  

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