Historical Events In 1971
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 20 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono's parents in Japan in the year 1971.
Jan 21 In the year 1971 "Alias Smith & Jones" premieres on ABC TV
Jan 21 On this day in history richard B Russell, (Sen-D-Ga), dies at 73
Jan 23 In the year 1971 -80║F (-62║C), Prospect Creek Camp AK (US record)
Jan 23 The temperature at Prospect Creek, Alaska, dropped to 80 degrees below zero, the lowest temperature ever recorded in the United States on this day in history.
Jan 24 On this day in history panarctic Oils caps a natural gas well on King Christian Island,NWT that had burned out of control for 3 months
Jan 25 Charles Manson &3 women followers convicted of Tate-LaBianca murders on this day in history.
Jan 25 Himachal Pradesh becomes 18th Indian state in the year 1971.
Jan 25 In the year 1971 military coup in Uganda under General Idi Amin Dada
Jan 25 On this day in history philadelphia mint's first trial strike of the Eisenhower dollar
Jan 26 Charles Manson convicted of murder on this day in history.
Jan 26 On this day in history dutch 2nd Chamber accept law against limitation of war crimes
Jan 27 Montgomery St Station, last link in BART, `holed thru' in the year 1971.
Jan 29 Test debut of Dennis Keith Lillee, v England at Adelaide in the year 1971.
Jan 29 Test debut of Dennis Keith Lillee, vs England at Adelaide in the year 1971.
Jan 30 On this day in history dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his first Test bowl, vs England
Jan 31 "My Sweet Lord" by George Harrison hit #1 on UK pop chart on this day in history.
Jan 31 American astronauts Alan B. Shepard, Jr., Edgar Mitchell and Stuart Roosa blast off to the moon aboard apollo 14 on this day in history.
Jan 31 Apollo 14 launched, first landing in lunar highlands on this day in history.
Jan 31 US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn on this day in history.
Jan 31 US male Figure Skating championship won by John Misha Petkevich on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1971 canada and China open diplomatic relations; exchange diplomats in both countries, and officially recognize each other's sovereignty
Feb 01 In the year 1971 jim A J Christy, cricket (10 Tests for S Af, 638 runs at 34 33), dies
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 in the year 1971.
Feb 04 On this day in history apollo 14 lander Antares lands on Moon (Shepard &Mitchell)
Feb 04 In the year 1971 british car maker Rolls Royce declared itself bankrupt
Feb 04 Government exhibit under construction collapses, kills 65 in Brazil on this day in history.
Feb 04 In the year 1971 national Guard mobilized to quell rioting in Wilmington NC
Feb 04 On this day in history rolls Royce goes bankrupt after a disastrous contract to supply aero engines to Lockheed Aircraft
Feb 05 In the year 1971 apollo 14, 3rd US manned Moon expedition, lands near Fra Mauro; Alan Shepard &Edward Mitchell (Apollo 14) walk on Moon for 4 hours
Feb 05 M├íty├ís R├íkosi, Hungarian premier (1952..56), dies at 78 on this day in history.
Feb 05 In the year 1971 the US Apollo 14 (Shepard and Mitchell onboard) lands on the Moon
Feb 06 The First time a golf ball is hit on the Moon (by Alan Shepard) in the year 1971.