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Historical Events In 1971

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Feb 24   Algeria nationalizes French oil companies in the year 1971.  

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   In the year 1971 "Oh! Calcutta!" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 1,316 performances  

Feb 26   Edward van der Merwe, cricket keeper (S Afr in 2 Tests in 30's), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 26   On this day in history ottawa starts program to raise Francophone numbers in the Canadian Armed Forces to at least 28%  

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   Women refused the right to vote in Lichtenstein elections on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Bomb attack on the Capitol in Washington DC on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Charles W Engelhard, US silver multi-millionaire, dies at 54 in the year 1971.  

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   "City Command" kidnaps 4 US military men at Ankara, Turkey on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1971 winnie Lightner, actress (Gold Dust Gertie, Sit Tight), dies at 71  

Mar 06   On this day in history raymond Herreman, Flemish writer (Don't Forget to Live), dies at 74  

Mar 06   Test Cricket debut of Sunil Gavaskar, vs West Indies at Port-of-Spain on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Egypt refuses to renew the Suez ceasefire on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Harold Lloyd, US comic/actor (Why Worry), dies of cancer at 77 on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1971.  

Mar 11   Philo T Farnsworth, US TV pioneer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history philo T. Farnsworth, television pioneer, dies  

Mar 12   Rolling Stone Mick Jagger marries Bianca Pérez Morena de Macias on this day in history.  

Mar 12   In the year 1971 syrian premier Hafez Assad elected President  

Mar 12   In the year 1971 turkish Government of Demirel forced to resign by Army  

Mar 13   Piero Coppola, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   In the year 1971 barbra Streisand appears on "The Burt Bacharach Special" on CBS TV  

Mar 14   South Vietnamese troops flee Laos in the year 1971.  

Mar 14   The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes on this day in history.  

Mar 15   CBS TV announces it is dropping "Ed Sullivan Show" on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1971

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of aamer Nazir, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler 1993- )  

Jan 02   Aaron Williams, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics) was born in the year 1971.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of brad Parpan, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)  

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

Jan 02   Robert O' Neal, WLAF DB (Amsterdam Admirals) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of taye Diggs, American actor  

Jan 02   Lisa Harrison, American basketball player was born on this day in history.  

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   Saint Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox Christian Saint (b. 1894) died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1971.  

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

Jan 09   Giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926) died on this day in history.  

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

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