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Historical Events In 1971

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Feb 07   On this day in history women win the right to vote in Switzerland  

Feb 08   In the year 1971 south Vietnamese troops invade Laos  

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   First British soldier killed in Northern Ireland on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Probably first gay theme TV episode - All in the Family on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history quake in San Fernando Valley kills 65 &causes over $ billion damage  

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   In the year 1971 satchel Paige becomes first negro-league player elected to baseball HOF  

Feb 10   On this day in history royal Albert Hall bans scheduled concert featuring Frank Zappa  

Feb 11   Montréal Canadien John Believau scores his 500th NHL goal on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history uS, UK, USSR, others sign Seabed Treaty outlawing nuclear weapons  

Feb 11   Whitney Young Jr, National Urban League director, drowns in Nigeria in the year 1971.  

Feb 12   George Shelton, actor (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   12,000 South Vietnamese troops cross into Laos in the year 1971.  

Feb 13   Golfing Vice President Spiro Agnew hits 2 tee shots into the crowd, injuring 2 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Movie "Ben Hur" first shown on television in the year 1971.  

Feb 14   In the year 1971 richard Nixon installs secret taping system in White House  

Feb 15   After 1200 years Britain abandons 12-shilling system for decimal in the year 1971.  

Feb 15   Britain changes its currency to the decimal system on this day in history.  

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

Feb 16   On this day in history 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  

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

Feb 19   On this day in history paul McCartney releases "Another Day" in UK  

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

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

Feb 21   On this day in history adolph Weiss, composer, dies at 79  

Feb 21   In the year 1971 ruth Jessen wins LPGA Sears Women's World Golf Classic  

Feb 21   In the year 1971 series of tornadoes cuts through Mississippi & Louisiana killing 117  

Feb 22   In the year 1971 barry Macollum, actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 81  

Feb 22   Lieutenant General Hafiz al-Assad becomes President of Syria in the year 1971.  

Feb 23   In the year 1971 boston Bruins begin 13 NHL game win streak  

Feb 23   In the year 1971 george Harrison is fined & his driving license is suspended for 1 year as a result of several speeding tickets  

Feb 23   In the year 1971 king Lockwood, dies of stroke at 73  

Feb 23   Lieutenant Calley confesses & implicates Captain Medina on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1971 birth of aaron Williams, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of brad Parpan, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)  

Jan 02   Horace Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs) was born in the year 1971.  

Jan 02   Robert O' Neal, WLAF DB (Amsterdam Admirals) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Taye Diggs, American actor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Lisa Harrison, American basketball player was born on this day in history.  

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   Saint Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox Christian Saint (b. 1894) died in the year 1971.  

Jan 02   On this day in history death of willard Maas, American educator and experimental filmmaker (b. 1906)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1971 death of douglas Shearer, Canadian film engineer (b. 1899)  

Jan 07   On this day in history dick Kollmar, actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), dies at 60  

Jan 08   On this day in history adriano Lualdi, composer, dies at 85  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926)  

Jan 10   Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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