Historical Events In 1971
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Feb 24 In the year 1971 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 "Oh! Calcutta!" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 1,316 performances in the year 1971.
Feb 26 On this day in history 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% in the year 1971.
Feb 28 53rd PGA Championship Jack Nicklaus shoots a 281 at PGA National to win his 2nd golf grand slam on this day in history.
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 in the year 1971.
Mar 01 In the year 1971 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 South African Broadcasting Corp lifts its ban on the Beatles on this day in history.
Mar 03 In the year 1971 winnie Mandela sentenced to 1 year in jail in South Africa
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 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 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 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 On this day in history ‘Smokin’ Joe Frazier, of Philadelphia, won a decision over Muhammad Ali, who had been previously undefeated.
Mar 09 In the year 1971 jean-Pierre Guezek, composer, dies at 36
Mar 10 In the year 1971 mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer, dies at 92
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 In the year 1971 philo T. Farnsworth, television pioneer, dies
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 On this day in history turkish Government of Demirel forced to resign by Army
Mar 13 On this day in history piero Coppola, composer, dies at 82
Mar 14 Barbra Streisand appears on "The Burt Bacharach Special" on CBS TV in the year 1971.
Mar 14 In the year 1971 south Vietnamese troops flee Laos
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.