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.