Historical Events In 1971
Thursday, 26 May 2022
Sep 13 On this day in history the World Hockey Association is founded.
Sep 14 Bill Copson, cricketer (England pace bowler before & after WW2), dies in the year 1971.
Sep 16 Ferdinand LR Sassen, priest/philosopher (Descartes), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Sep 16 On this day in history six Klansmen arrested in connection with bombing of 10 school buses
Sep 20 James Westerfield, actor (Travels of Jaime McPheeters), dies at 59 on this day in history.
Sep 21 In the year 1971 john Lennon & Yoko Ono are Dick Cavett's only guest
Sep 22 In the year 1971 joseph Ford McGuinn, director, dies of heart attack at 67
Sep 23 On this day in history billy Gilbert, actor (Paradise Alley, Safari, Rio), dies at 77
Sep 25 On this day in history tC Jones, female impersonator, dies of cancer at 50
Sep 26 In the year 1971 muriel Kirkland, actress (Nana, Fast Workers), dies of emphysema at 68
Oct 01 In the year 1971 disneyworld opens in Orlando, Florida
Oct 01 In the year 1971 walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida opens
Oct 02 In the year 1971 homing pigeon averages 133 KPH (record) in 1100-km Australian race
Oct 03 In the year 1971 leah Baird, writer (Jungle Bride), dies of anemia at 88
Oct 04 On this day in history borden's opens a turn-of-century ice cream parlor at Disney World
Oct 04 Edit Angold, actor (Suspense, Molly, Blue Angel), dies at 76 in the year 1971.
Oct 08 Christopher Dark, actor (Man Behind the Badge), dies at 51 in the year 1971.
Oct 08 John Lennon releases his megahit "Imagine" on this day in history.
Oct 11 On this day in history chester Conklin, actor (Greed, Modern Times), dies at 83
Oct 11 Frank McGee becomes news anchor of the Today Show in the year 1971.
Oct 12 Dean G Acheson, US foreign minister (1949-53), dies at 78 on this day in history.
Oct 13 In the year 1971 1st World Series night game (Pittsburgh 4-Baltimore 3)
Oct 14 On this day in history 2 killed in Memphis racial disturbances
Oct 19 Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrial, dies at 89 in the year 1971.
Oct 21 On this day in history etienne Gailly, Belgian marathoner (Oly-bronze-48), dies at 48
Oct 24 In the year 1971 carl Ruggles, US composer (Evocations), dies at 95
Oct 24 On this day in history harry Drake sets longest arrow flight by a footbow (1 mile 268 yds)
Oct 25 On this day in history albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (King Lear), dies at 82
Oct 25 Roy Disney dedicates Walt Disney World on this day in history.
Oct 25 The United Nations votes to expel Taiwan and admit mainland China in the year 1971.
Oct 25 On this day in history uN General Assembly admits Mainland China & expels Taiwan
Oct 26 On this day in history robert Gordon director/writer (Loveless), dies at 76
Oct 26 On this day in history uN votes to replace Taiwan with China
Oct 27 Republic of the Congo becomes Republic of Začre in the year 1971.