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.