Historical Events In 1971
Thursday, 26 May 2022
Feb 24 On this day in history algeria nationalizes French oil companies
Feb 24 On this day in history captain JJ Smith, Australian Army Training Team Vietnam, wins a Bar to his Military Cross The AATTV was the most decorated unit in Australian military history
Feb 25 On this day in history "Oh! Calcutta!" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 1,316 performances
Feb 26 In the year 1971 edward van der Merwe, cricket keeper (S Afr in 2 Tests in 30's), dies
Feb 26 Ottawa starts program to raise Francophone numbers in the Canadian Armed Forces to at least 28% on this day in history.
Feb 28 On this day in history 53rd PGA Championship Jack Nicklaus shoots a 281 at PGA National to win his 2nd golf grand slam
Feb 28 On this day in history the birth of Tristan Louis, Internet entrepreneur (me)
Feb 28 Women refused the right to vote in Lichtenstein elections on this day in history.
Mar 01 On this day in history bomb attack on the Capitol in Washington DC
Mar 02 On this day in history charles W Engelhard, US silver multi-millionaire, dies at 54
Mar 03 South African Broadcasting Corp lifts its ban on the Beatles on this day in history.
Mar 03 Winnie Mandela sentenced to 1 year in jail in South Africa in the year 1971.
Mar 04 On this day in history "City Command" kidnaps 4 US military men at Ankara, Turkey
Mar 04 In the year 1971 pierre Elliott Trudeau 1919- marries Margaret Sinclair in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church; first Prime Minister to marry while in office; couple divorce in 1984
Mar 05 On this day in history winnie Lightner, actress (Gold Dust Gertie, Sit Tight), dies at 71
Mar 06 Raymond Herreman, Flemish writer (Don't Forget to Live), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Mar 06 In the year 1971 test Cricket debut of Sunil Gavaskar, vs West Indies at Port-of-Spain
Mar 07 Egypt refuses to renew the Suez ceasefire on this day in history.
Mar 08 On this day in history harold Lloyd, US comic/actor (Why Worry), dies of cancer at 77
Mar 08 Radio Hanoi broadcasts Jimi Hendrix's "Star Spangled Banner" in the year 1971.
Mar 08 ‘Smokin’ Joe Frazier, of Philadelphia, won a decision over Muhammad Ali, who had been previously undefeated in the year 1971.
Mar 09 Jean-Pierre Guezek, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.
Mar 10 In the year 1971 mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer, dies at 92
Mar 10 On this day in history senate approves amendment lowering voting age to 18
Mar 11 In the year 1971 philo T Farnsworth, US TV pioneer, dies at 64
Mar 11 Philo T. Farnsworth, television pioneer, dies on this day in history.
Mar 12 Rolling Stone Mick Jagger marries Bianca Pérez Morena de Macias in the year 1971.
Mar 12 On this day in history syrian premier Hafez Assad elected President
Mar 12 Turkish Government of Demirel forced to resign by Army on this day in history.
Mar 13 In the year 1971 piero Coppola, composer, dies at 82
Mar 14 On this day in history barbra Streisand appears on "The Burt Bacharach Special" on CBS TV
Mar 14 South Vietnamese troops flee Laos on this day in history.
Mar 14 The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes in the year 1971.
Mar 15 CBS TV announces it is dropping "Ed Sullivan Show" in the year 1971.