Historical Events In 1971
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Feb 24 On this day in history algeria nationalizes French oil companies
Feb 24 In the year 1971 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 "Oh! Calcutta!" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 1,316 performances on this day in history.
Feb 26 Edward van der Merwe, cricket keeper (S Afr in 2 Tests in 30's), dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1971 the birth of Tristan Louis, Internet entrepreneur (me)
Feb 28 On this day in history women refused the right to vote in Lichtenstein elections
Mar 01 On this day in history bomb attack on the Capitol in Washington DC
Mar 02 Charles W Engelhard, US silver multi-millionaire, dies at 54 in the year 1971.
Mar 03 On this day in history south African Broadcasting Corp lifts its ban on the Beatles
Mar 03 On this day in history winnie Mandela sentenced to 1 year in jail in South Africa
Mar 04 "City Command" kidnaps 4 US military men at Ankara, Turkey in the year 1971.
Mar 04 On this day in history 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 Winnie Lightner, actress (Gold Dust Gertie, Sit Tight), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Mar 06 On this day in history raymond Herreman, Flemish writer (Don't Forget to Live), dies at 74
Mar 06 On this day in history test Cricket debut of Sunil Gavaskar, vs West Indies at Port-of-Spain
Mar 07 Egypt refuses to renew the Suez ceasefire in the year 1971.
Mar 08 Harold Lloyd, US comic/actor (Why Worry), dies of cancer at 77 in the year 1971.
Mar 08 In the year 1971 radio Hanoi broadcasts Jimi Hendrix's "Star Spangled Banner"
Mar 08 ‘Smokin’ Joe Frazier, of Philadelphia, won a decision over Muhammad Ali, who had been previously undefeated on this day in history.
Mar 09 In the year 1971 jean-Pierre Guezek, composer, dies at 36
Mar 10 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer, dies at 92 in the year 1971.
Mar 10 Senate approves amendment lowering voting age to 18 on this day in history.
Mar 11 On this day in history philo T Farnsworth, US TV pioneer, dies at 64
Mar 11 Philo T. Farnsworth, television pioneer, dies in the year 1971.
Mar 12 Rolling Stone Mick Jagger marries Bianca Pérez Morena de Macias in the year 1971.
Mar 12 In the year 1971 syrian premier Hafez Assad elected President
Mar 12 Turkish Government of Demirel forced to resign by Army in the year 1971.
Mar 13 Piero Coppola, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Mar 14 Barbra Streisand appears on "The Burt Bacharach Special" on CBS TV on this day in history.
Mar 14 On this day in history south Vietnamese troops flee Laos
Mar 14 In the year 1971 the Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes
Mar 15 On this day in history cBS TV announces it is dropping "Ed Sullivan Show"