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Historical Events In 1971

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Aug 25   In the year 1971 ted Lewis, [Theodore L Friedman], bandleader, dies at 80  

Aug 26   In the year 1971 dutch Queen Juliana & Prince Bernhard visit Indonesia  

Aug 26   Francesco Santoliquido, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 27   Humorist and author Bennet Cerf dies on this day in history.  

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

Aug 28   Nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies in the year 1971.  

Aug 29   In the year 1971 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 in the year 1971.  

Sep 01   Qatar declares independence from Britain on this day in history.  

Sep 03   John Lennon leaves the UK for NYC, never to return in the year 1971.  

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

Sep 03   In the year 1971 qatar regains complete independence from Britain  

Sep 03   In the year 1971 watergate team breaks into Daniel Ellsberg's doctor's office  

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

Sep 04   Alaskan 727 crashes into Chilkoot Mountain, kills 109 (Alaska) in the year 1971.  

Sep 07   CBS-TV broadcasts the final episode of The Beverly Hillbillies in the year 1971.  

Sep 07   In the year 1971 spring Byington, actress (Lily Ruskin-December Bride), dies at 84  

Sep 08   John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts opens in Washington DC in the year 1971.  

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

Sep 09   Billy Gilbert, US actor (Great Dictator, His Gal Friday), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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   John Lennon releases the "Imagine" album in the year 1971.  

Sep 10   Bella Darvi, actress (Racers), commits suicide at 42 in the year 1971.  

Sep 10   Pacific Great Eastern Railway extension from Fort St. John to Fort Nelson, B.C. is opened for traffic on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Shoe-slapping statesman Nikita Krushchev, former Premier of Russia, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 11   In the year 1971 nikita Khrushchev, dies of a heart attack at 77  

Sep 12   In the year 1971 lin Piau, Chinese minister of Defense, dies at 63  

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

Sep 13   Frank Robinson hits his 500th HR on this day in history.  

Sep 13   Lin Piao, Chinese party leader, dies in air crash at 63 [or Sept 13] in the year 1971.  

Sep 13   On this day in history 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   Aamer Nazir, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler 1993- ) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of aaron Williams, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics)  

Jan 02   Brad Parpan, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire) was born in the year 1971.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of horace Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs)  

Jan 02   Robert O' Neal, WLAF DB (Amsterdam Admirals) was born in the year 1971.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1971 birth of lisa Harrison, American basketball player  

Jan 04   Carlos Perez, Dominican/US baseball pitcher (Montreal Expos) was born in the year 1971.  

Famous Deaths In 1971

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Saint Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox Christian Saint (b. 1894) died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Willard Maas, American educator and experimental filmmaker (b. 1906) died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Arthur Ford, American clairaudient (b. 1896) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Douglas Shearer, Canadian film engineer (b. 1899) died in the year 1971.  

Jan 07   Dick Kollmar, actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Adriano Lualdi, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1971 death of giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926)  

Jan 10   Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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