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Historical Events In 1971

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

Feb 07   Women win the right to vote in Switzerland on this day in history.  

Feb 08   South Vietnamese troops invade Laos on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Apollo 14, and its crew of three astronauts, returns to Earth after America's third lunar landing mission in the year 1971.  

Feb 09   On this day in history first British soldier killed in Northern Ireland  

Feb 09   In the year 1971 probably first gay theme TV episode - All in the Family  

Feb 09   Quake in San Fernando Valley kills 65 &causes over $ billion damage on this day in history.  

Feb 09   San Fernando, California an earthquake measuring 6.5 lasted about 60 seconds, took 65 lives, injured more than 2,000, and caused property damage estimated at $505 million on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Satchel Paige becomes first negro-league player elected to baseball HOF on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Royal Albert Hall bans scheduled concert featuring Frank Zappa on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history montréal Canadien John Believau scores his 500th NHL goal  

Feb 11   US, UK, USSR, others sign Seabed Treaty outlawing nuclear weapons on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1971 whitney Young Jr, National Urban League director, drowns in Nigeria  

Feb 12   In the year 1971 george Shelton, actor (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 86  

Feb 13   12,000 South Vietnamese troops cross into Laos on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Golfing Vice President Spiro Agnew hits 2 tee shots into the crowd, injuring 2 in the year 1971.  

Feb 14   In the year 1971 movie "Ben Hur" first shown on television  

Feb 14   On this day in history richard Nixon installs secret taping system in White House  

Feb 15   After 1200 years Britain abandons 12-shilling system for decimal on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1971 britain changes its currency to the decimal system  

Feb 15   On this day in history marian Viktorovich Koval, composer, dies at 63  

Feb 16   Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, under opposition attack in the Commons, utters an apparently unparliamentary expression that he later describes as "fuddle-duddle" we all know what it really was on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Teddy Hart, actor (3 Men on a Horse), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Paul McCartney releases "Another Day" in UK on this day in history.  

Feb 20   On this day in history major General Idi Amin Dada appoints himself President of Uganda  

Feb 20   National Emergency Center erroneously orders US radio &TV stations to go off the air; The mistake wasn't resolved for 30 minutes on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1971 adolph Weiss, composer, dies at 79  

Feb 21   On this day in history ruth Jessen wins LPGA Sears Women's World Golf Classic  

Feb 21   On this day in history series of tornadoes cuts through Mississippi & Louisiana killing 117  

Feb 22   On this day in history barry Macollum, actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 81  

Feb 22   In the year 1971 lieutenant General Hafiz al-Assad becomes President of Syria  

Feb 23   Boston Bruins begin 13 NHL game win streak in the year 1971.  

Feb 23   On this day in history george Harrison is fined & his driving license is suspended for 1 year as a result of several speeding tickets  

Feb 23   King Lockwood, dies of stroke at 73 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Lieutenant Calley confesses & implicates Captain Medina in the year 1971.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1971

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Aamer Nazir, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler 1993- ) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of aaron Williams, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics)  

Jan 02   In the year 1971 birth of brad Parpan, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)  

Jan 02   Horace Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of robert O' Neal, WLAF DB (Amsterdam Admirals)  

Jan 02   Taye Diggs, American actor was born in the year 1971.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lisa Harrison, American basketball player  

Jan 04   Carlos Perez, Dominican/US baseball pitcher (Montreal Expos) was born in the year 1971.  

Famous Deaths In 1971

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1971 death of saint Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox Christian Saint (b. 1894)  

Jan 02   Willard Maas, American educator and experimental filmmaker (b. 1906) died in the year 1971.  

Jan 04   In the year 1971 death of arthur Ford, American clairaudient (b. 1896)  

Jan 05   Douglas Shearer, Canadian film engineer (b. 1899) died in the year 1971.  

Jan 07   Dick Kollmar, actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Adriano Lualdi, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1971 death of giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926)  

Jan 10   On this day in history gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer, dies at 87  

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