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Historical Events In 1971

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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 in the year 1971.  

Apr 01   In the year 1971 uS/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere  

Apr 02   On this day in history 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   Marine clay under houses liquifies, 31 die (St-Jean-Vianney Qu‚bec) on this day in history.  

Apr 05   Fran Phipps is 1st woman to reach North Pole in the year 1971.  

Apr 05   In the year 1971 mount Etna erupts in Sicily Italy  

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

Apr 05   On this day in history wNJT TV Channel 52 in Trenton NJ (PBS) begins broadcasting  

Apr 06   In the year 1971 igor F Strawinsky, Russ composer (Le Sacre du Printemps), dies at 88  

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

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

Apr 08   In the year 1971 united Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership  

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

Apr 09   In the year 1971 ringo releases "It Don't Come Easy" in UK  

Apr 10   US table tennis team arrives in China PR on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1971.  

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

Apr 17   On this day in history egypt, Libya & Syria form federation (FAR)  

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

Apr 18   Howard Hughes billionaire, dies in the year 1971.  

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

Apr 20   In the year 1971 barbra Striesand records "We've Only Just Begun"  

Apr 20   In the year 1971 cecil Parker, actor (Court Jester, Operation Snafu), dies at 73  

Apr 20   On this day in history uS Supreme Court upholds use of busing to achieve racial desegregation  

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

Apr 21   In the year 1971 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   Brad Parpan, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Willard Maas, American educator and experimental filmmaker (b. 1906) died in the year 1971.  

Jan 04   Arthur Ford, American clairaudient (b. 1896) died in the year 1971.  

Jan 05   Douglas Shearer, Canadian film engineer (b. 1899) died in the year 1971.  

Jan 07   Dick Kollmar, actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), dies at 60 in the year 1971.  

Jan 08   In the year 1971 adriano Lualdi, composer, dies at 85  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926)  

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

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