Historical Events In 1971
Monday, 21 September 2020
Feb 07 Women win the right to vote in Switzerland in the year 1971.
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 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 in the year 1971.
Feb 09 Quake in San Fernando Valley kills 65 &causes over $½ 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 Royal Albert Hall bans scheduled concert featuring Frank Zappa in the year 1971.
Feb 11 On this day in history montréal Canadien John Believau scores his 500th NHL goal
Feb 11 On this day in history uS, UK, USSR, others sign Seabed Treaty outlawing nuclear weapons
Feb 11 In the year 1971 whitney Young Jr, National Urban League director, drowns in Nigeria
Feb 12 George Shelton, actor (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 86 in the year 1971.
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 in the year 1971.
Feb 14 In the year 1971 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 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 Marian Viktorovich Koval, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1971 teddy Hart, actor (3 Men on a Horse), dies at 73
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 on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 1971 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 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 Barry Macollum, actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Feb 22 On this day in history lieutenant General Hafiz al-Assad becomes President of Syria
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 King Lockwood, dies of stroke at 73 in the year 1971.
Feb 23 Lieutenant Calley confesses & implicates Captain Medina in the year 1971.