Historical Events In 1971
Thursday, 02 July 2020
Sep 13 The World Hockey Association is founded in the year 1971.
Sep 14 Bill Copson, cricketer (England pace bowler before & after WW2), dies on this day in history.
Sep 16 Ferdinand LR Sassen, priest/philosopher (Descartes), dies at 77 in the year 1971.
Sep 16 In the year 1971 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 On this day in history john Lennon & Yoko Ono are Dick Cavett's only guest
Sep 22 Joseph Ford McGuinn, director, dies of heart attack at 67 on this day in history.
Sep 23 In the year 1971 billy Gilbert, actor (Paradise Alley, Safari, Rio), dies at 77
Sep 25 TC Jones, female impersonator, dies of cancer at 50 on this day in history.
Sep 26 Muriel Kirkland, actress (Nana, Fast Workers), dies of emphysema at 68 in the year 1971.
Oct 01 On this day in history disneyworld opens in Orlando, Florida
Oct 01 Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida opens in the year 1971.
Oct 02 Homing pigeon averages 133 KPH (record) in 1100-km Australian race on this day in history.
Oct 03 Leah Baird, writer (Jungle Bride), dies of anemia at 88 on this day in history.
Oct 04 On this day in history borden's opens a turn-of-century ice cream parlor at Disney World
Oct 04 On this day in history edit Angold, actor (Suspense, Molly, Blue Angel), dies at 76
Oct 08 In the year 1971 christopher Dark, actor (Man Behind the Badge), dies at 51
Oct 08 John Lennon releases his megahit "Imagine" in the year 1971.
Oct 11 Chester Conklin, actor (Greed, Modern Times), dies at 83 in the year 1971.
Oct 11 In the year 1971 frank McGee becomes news anchor of the Today Show
Oct 12 Dean G Acheson, US foreign minister (1949-53), dies at 78 on this day in history.
Oct 13 On this day in history 1st World Series night game (Pittsburgh 4-Baltimore 3)
Oct 14 2 killed in Memphis racial disturbances in the year 1971.
Oct 19 Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrial, dies at 89 in the year 1971.
Oct 21 In the year 1971 etienne Gailly, Belgian marathoner (Oly-bronze-48), dies at 48
Oct 24 Carl Ruggles, US composer (Evocations), dies at 95 in the year 1971.
Oct 24 In the year 1971 harry Drake sets longest arrow flight by a footbow (1 mile 268 yds)
Oct 25 Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (King Lear), dies at 82 on this day in history.
Oct 25 Roy Disney dedicates Walt Disney World on this day in history.
Oct 25 On this day in history the United Nations votes to expel Taiwan and admit mainland China.
Oct 25 In the year 1971 uN General Assembly admits Mainland China & expels Taiwan
Oct 26 Robert Gordon director/writer (Loveless), dies at 76 in the year 1971.
Oct 26 In the year 1971 uN votes to replace Taiwan with China
Oct 27 Republic of the Congo becomes Republic of Začre on this day in history.