Historical Events In 1971
Saturday, 02 July 2022
Jan 20 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono's parents in Japan in the year 1971.
Jan 21 "Alias Smith & Jones" premieres on ABC TV in the year 1971.
Jan 21 Richard B Russell, (Sen-D-Ga), dies at 73 in the year 1971.
Jan 23 -80║F (-62║C), Prospect Creek Camp AK (US record) in the year 1971.
Jan 23 In the year 1971 the temperature at Prospect Creek, Alaska, dropped to 80 degrees below zero, the lowest temperature ever recorded in the United States.
Jan 24 Panarctic Oils caps a natural gas well on King Christian Island,NWT that had burned out of control for 3 months in the year 1971.
Jan 25 In the year 1971 charles Manson &3 women followers convicted of Tate-LaBianca murders
Jan 25 Himachal Pradesh becomes 18th Indian state on this day in history.
Jan 25 Military coup in Uganda under General Idi Amin Dada in the year 1971.
Jan 25 Philadelphia mint's first trial strike of the Eisenhower dollar in the year 1971.
Jan 26 Charles Manson convicted of murder on this day in history.
Jan 26 Dutch 2nd Chamber accept law against limitation of war crimes on this day in history.
Jan 27 Montgomery St Station, last link in BART, `holed thru' on this day in history.
Jan 29 Test debut of Dennis Keith Lillee, v England at Adelaide on this day in history.
Jan 29 In the year 1971 test debut of Dennis Keith Lillee, vs England at Adelaide
Jan 30 In the year 1971 dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his first Test bowl, vs England
Jan 31 In the year 1971 "My Sweet Lord" by George Harrison hit #1 on UK pop chart
Jan 31 On this day in history american astronauts Alan B. Shepard, Jr., Edgar Mitchell and Stuart Roosa blast off to the moon aboard apollo 14.
Jan 31 In the year 1971 apollo 14 launched, first landing in lunar highlands
Jan 31 In the year 1971 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
Jan 31 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by John Misha Petkevich
Feb 01 On this day in history canada and China open diplomatic relations; exchange diplomats in both countries, and officially recognize each other's sovereignty
Feb 01 Jim A J Christy, cricket (10 Tests for S Af, 638 runs at 34 33), dies in the year 1971.
Feb 02 Idi Amin becomes ruler of Uganda, following a coup that ousts President Milton Obote in the year 1971.
Feb 03 Jay C Flippen, actor (Ensign O'Toole), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Feb 04 Apollo 14 lander Antares lands on Moon (Shepard &Mitchell) on this day in history.
Feb 04 British car maker Rolls Royce declared itself bankrupt on this day in history.
Feb 04 Government exhibit under construction collapses, kills 65 in Brazil on this day in history.
Feb 04 National Guard mobilized to quell rioting in Wilmington NC in the year 1971.
Feb 04 On this day in history rolls Royce goes bankrupt after a disastrous contract to supply aero engines to Lockheed Aircraft
Feb 05 Apollo 14, 3rd US manned Moon expedition, lands near Fra Mauro; Alan Shepard &Edward Mitchell (Apollo 14) walk on Moon for 4 hours in the year 1971.
Feb 05 On this day in history m├íty├ís R├íkosi, Hungarian premier (1952..56), dies at 78
Feb 05 In the year 1971 the US Apollo 14 (Shepard and Mitchell onboard) lands on the Moon
Feb 06 On this day in history the First time a golf ball is hit on the Moon (by Alan Shepard)