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Historical Events In 1971

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Feb 07   In the year 1971 women win the right to vote in Switzerland  

Feb 08   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 09   On this day in history 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 in the year 1971.  

Feb 09   Satchel Paige becomes first negro-league player elected to baseball HOF in the year 1971.  

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 in the year 1971.  

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

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   In the year 1971 12,000 South Vietnamese troops cross into Laos  

Feb 13   On this day in history golfing Vice President Spiro Agnew hits 2 tee shots into the crowd, injuring 2  

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   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 in the year 1971.  

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 in the year 1971.  

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

Feb 20   Major General Idi Amin Dada appoints himself President of Uganda in the year 1971.  

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   Adolph Weiss, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   Series of tornadoes cuts through Mississippi & Louisiana killing 117 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Barry Macollum, actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 81 in the year 1971.  

Feb 22   Lieutenant General Hafiz al-Assad becomes President of Syria on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history boston Bruins begin 13 NHL game win streak  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history king Lockwood, dies of stroke at 73  

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   Aamer Nazir, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler 1993- ) was born in the year 1971.  

Jan 02   In the year 1971 birth of aaron Williams, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics)  

Jan 02   Brad Parpan, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire) was born in the year 1971.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of horace Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs)  

Jan 02   Robert O' Neal, WLAF DB (Amsterdam Admirals) was born in the year 1971.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1971 birth of lisa Harrison, American basketball player  

Jan 04   Carlos Perez, Dominican/US baseball pitcher (Montreal Expos) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of arthur Ford, American clairaudient (b. 1896)  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1971 dick Kollmar, actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), dies at 60  

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

Jan 09   Giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926) died in the year 1971.  

Jan 10   In the year 1971 gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer, dies at 87  

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