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Historical Events In 1971

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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

Feb 08   South Vietnamese troops invade Laos on this day in history.  

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 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 $ billion damage in the year 1971.  

Feb 09   On this day in history 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   Satchel Paige becomes first negro-league player elected to baseball HOF on this day in history.  

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

Feb 11   On this day in history montréal Canadien John Believau scores his 500th NHL goal  

Feb 11   US, UK, USSR, others sign Seabed Treaty outlawing nuclear weapons on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Whitney Young Jr, National Urban League director, drowns in Nigeria on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1971 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   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 in the year 1971.  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1971 marian Viktorovich Koval, composer, dies at 63  

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 in the year 1971.  

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

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   In the year 1971 adolph Weiss, composer, dies at 79  

Feb 21   Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Sears Women's World Golf Classic in the year 1971.  

Feb 21   On this day in history series of tornadoes cuts through Mississippi & Louisiana killing 117  

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   In the year 1971 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 on this day in history.  

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   Aaron Williams, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics) was born in the year 1971.  

Jan 02   Brad Parpan, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1971 birth of horace Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1971 death of saint Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox Christian Saint (b. 1894)  

Jan 02   In the year 1971 death of willard Maas, American educator and experimental filmmaker (b. 1906)  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history death of douglas Shearer, Canadian film engineer (b. 1899)  

Jan 07   Dick Kollmar, actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1971 death of giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926)  

Jan 10   On this day in history gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer, dies at 87  

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