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Historical Events In 1971

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Apr 01   HM-12, the Navy's first helicopter squadron devoted exclusively to mine countermeasures was established at NAS Norfolk on this day in history.  

Apr 01   United Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership on this day in history.  

Apr 01   US/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Sci-fi soap opera "Dark Shadows" concludes an almost 5 year run on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1971 joseph Valachi, US gangster, dies at 66  

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

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

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

Apr 05   Mount Etna erupts in Sicily Italy in the year 1971.  

Apr 05   In the year 1971 uS Lieutenant Wiliam Calley (My Lai Massacre) sentenced to life  

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

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

Apr 07   On this day in history charles F Pahud de Mortanges, (Olympic-gold-1928, 32), dies at 74  

Apr 08   1st legal off-track betting system begins (OTB-New York) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 08   US/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere in the year 1971.  

Apr 09   On this day in history ringo releases "It Don't Come Easy" in UK  

Apr 10   On this day in history uS table tennis team arrives in China PR  

Apr 14   Armand Spitz, developer of small educational planetarium, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 14   Fort Point, SF dedicated as a national historic site on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history 43rd Academy Awards presented  

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

Apr 17   In the year 1971 roberto Lupi, composer, dies at 62  

Apr 18   Howard Hughes billionaire, dies on this day in history.  

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

Apr 18   In the year 1971 masao Oki, composer, dies at 69  

Apr 19   On this day in history sierra Leone becomes a republic (Natl Day)  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history uSSR Salyut 1 launched; first manned lab in orbit  

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   In the year 1971 uS Supreme Court upholds use of busing to achieve racial desegregation  

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

Apr 21   Edmund Lowe, actor (Front Page Detective), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1971

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1971 birth of aamer Nazir, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler 1993- )  

Jan 02   Aaron Williams, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of horace Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs)  

Jan 02   Robert O' Neal, WLAF DB (Amsterdam Admirals) was born in the year 1971.  

Jan 02   Taye Diggs, American actor was born in the year 1971.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lisa Harrison, American basketball player  

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   In the year 1971 death of saint Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox Christian Saint (b. 1894)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   Giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926) died in the year 1971.  

Jan 10   On this day in history gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer, dies at 87  

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