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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 $ 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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1971

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1971 birth of aamer Nazir, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler 1993- )  

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   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   Lisa Harrison, American basketball player was born in the year 1971.  

Jan 04   In the year 1971 birth of carlos Perez, Dominican/US baseball pitcher (Montreal Expos)  

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   Willard Maas, American educator and experimental filmmaker (b. 1906) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Douglas Shearer, Canadian film engineer (b. 1899) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1971 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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