Historical Events In 1971
Thursday, 29 July 2021
Aug 25 On this day in history ted Lewis, [Theodore L Friedman], bandleader, dies at 80
Aug 26 Dutch Queen Juliana & Prince Bernhard visit Indonesia on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1971 percy Holmes, cricketer (Yorks opener, 7 Tests for Eng 1921-32), dies
Sep 03 Qatar regains complete independence from Britain on this day in history.
Sep 03 Watergate team breaks into Daniel Ellsberg's doctor's office on this day in history.
Sep 04 In the year 1971 aBC-TV pulls the plug on The Lawrence Welk Show after 13 seasons.
Sep 04 In the year 1971 alaskan 727 crashes into Chilkoot Mountain, kills 109 (Alaska)
Sep 07 CBS-TV broadcasts the final episode of The Beverly Hillbillies on this day in history.
Sep 07 Spring Byington, actress (Lily Ruskin-December Bride), dies at 84 in the year 1971.
Sep 08 In the year 1971 john F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts opens in Washington DC
Sep 09 On this day in history 1,000 convicts seize Attica, NY prison
Sep 09 On this day in history billy Gilbert, US actor (Great Dictator, His Gal Friday), dies at 76
Sep 09 In the year 1971 detroit Red Wings hockey star Gordie Howe retires.
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) on this day in history.
Sep 09 John Lennon releases the "Imagine" album in the year 1971.
Sep 10 Bella Darvi, actress (Racers), commits suicide at 42 on this day in history.
Sep 10 In the year 1971 pacific Great Eastern Railway extension from Fort St. John to Fort Nelson, B.C. is opened for traffic.
Sep 10 In the year 1971 shoe-slapping statesman Nikita Krushchev, former Premier of Russia, dies.
Sep 11 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 Police storm the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York, ending a four-day siege that killed 43 people in the year 1971.