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Historical Events In 1971

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Apr 01   In the year 1971 hM-12, the Navy's first helicopter squadron devoted exclusively to mine countermeasures was established at NAS Norfolk  

Apr 01   On this day in history united Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership  

Apr 01   US/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere in the year 1971.  

Apr 02   In the year 1971 sci-fi soap opera "Dark Shadows" concludes an almost 5 year run  

Apr 03   Joseph Valachi, US gangster, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history "Follies" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 524 performances  

Apr 04   In the year 1971 marine clay under houses liquifies, 31 die (St-Jean-Vianney Qu‚bec)  

Apr 05   On this day in history fran Phipps is 1st woman to reach North Pole  

Apr 05   Mount Etna erupts in Sicily Italy on this day in history.  

Apr 05   US Lieutenant Wiliam Calley (My Lai Massacre) sentenced to life on this day in history.  

Apr 05   In the year 1971 wNJT TV Channel 52 in Trenton NJ (PBS) begins broadcasting  

Apr 06   Igor F Strawinsky, Russ composer (Le Sacre du Printemps), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Apr 07   In the year 1971 charles F Pahud de Mortanges, (Olympic-gold-1928, 32), dies at 74  

Apr 08   1st legal off-track betting system begins (OTB-New York) in the year 1971.  

Apr 08   United Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership on this day in history.  

Apr 08   On this day in history uS/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere  

Apr 09   Ringo releases "It Don't Come Easy" in UK in the year 1971.  

Apr 10   US table tennis team arrives in China PR in the year 1971.  

Apr 14   In the year 1971 armand Spitz, developer of small educational planetarium, dies  

Apr 14   On this day in history fort Point, SF dedicated as a national historic site  

Apr 15   43rd Academy Awards presented on this day in history.  

Apr 17   In the year 1971 egypt, Libya & Syria form federation (FAR)  

Apr 17   Roberto Lupi, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1971.  

Apr 18   On this day in history howard Hughes billionaire, dies  

Apr 18   On this day in history kingston penitentiary inmates stage four-day riot, holding five guards hostage; two convicts murdered, 11 injured.  

Apr 18   Masao Oki, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Sierra Leone becomes a republic (Natl Day) in the year 1971.  

Apr 19   On this day in history the Soviet Union launch the first manned spacelab, Salyut 1  

Apr 19   USSR Salyut 1 launched; first manned lab in orbit on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Barbra Striesand records "We've Only Just Begun" in the year 1971.  

Apr 20   Cecil Parker, actor (Court Jester, Operation Snafu), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Apr 20   US Supreme Court upholds use of busing to achieve racial desegregation on this day in history.  

Apr 21   In the year 1971 edmund Lowe actor (Front Page Detective), dies at 81  

Apr 21   On this day in history edmund Lowe, actor (Front Page Detective), dies at 81  

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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   In the year 1971 birth of aaron Williams, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics)  

Jan 02   In the year 1971 birth of brad Parpan, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)  

Jan 02   Horace Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of robert O' Neal, WLAF DB (Amsterdam Admirals)  

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

Jan 02   Lisa Harrison, American basketball player was born in the year 1971.  

Jan 04   In the year 1971 birth of carlos Perez, Dominican/US baseball pitcher (Montreal Expos)  

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 in the year 1971.  

Jan 02   On this day in history death of willard Maas, American educator and experimental filmmaker (b. 1906)  

Jan 04   In the year 1971 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1971 death of giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926)  

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

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