Historical Events In 1971
Wednesday, 19 January 2022
Feb 07 In the year 1971 women win the right to vote in Switzerland
Feb 08 In the year 1971 south Vietnamese troops invade Laos
Feb 09 In the year 1971 apollo 14, and its crew of three astronauts, returns to Earth after America's third lunar landing mission.
Feb 09 First British soldier killed in Northern Ireland in the year 1971.
Feb 09 On this day in history probably first gay theme TV episode - All in the Family
Feb 09 In the year 1971 quake in San Fernando Valley kills 65 &causes over $½ billion damage
Feb 09 In the year 1971 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
Feb 09 On this day in history satchel Paige becomes first negro-league player elected to baseball HOF
Feb 10 In the year 1971 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 US, UK, USSR, others sign Seabed Treaty outlawing nuclear weapons on this day in history.
Feb 11 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 12,000 South Vietnamese troops cross into Laos
Feb 13 Golfing Vice President Spiro Agnew hits 2 tee shots into the crowd, injuring 2 on this day in history.
Feb 14 On this day in history movie "Ben Hur" first shown on television
Feb 14 Richard Nixon installs secret taping system in White House on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1971 after 1200 years Britain abandons 12-shilling system for decimal
Feb 15 On this day in history britain changes its currency to the decimal system
Feb 15 Marian Viktorovich Koval, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1971 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 On this day in history teddy Hart, actor (3 Men on a Horse), dies at 73
Feb 19 Paul McCartney releases "Another Day" in UK in the year 1971.
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 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Sears Women's World Golf Classic on this day in history.
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 Lieutenant General Hafiz al-Assad becomes President of Syria in the year 1971.
Feb 23 Boston Bruins begin 13 NHL game win streak in the year 1971.
Feb 23 George Harrison is fined & his driving license is suspended for 1 year as a result of several speeding tickets on this day in history.
Feb 23 King Lockwood, dies of stroke at 73 on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history lieutenant Calley confesses & implicates Captain Medina