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Historical Events In 1971

Thursday, 28 January 2021

Apr 22   Soyuz 10 launched in the year 1971.  

Apr 23   On this day in history columbia University operations virtually end, by student strike  

Apr 23   Soyuz 10 launched; cosmonauts become first in Salyut 1 space station on this day in history.  

Apr 23   On this day in history william Tubman, president of Liberia (1944-71), dies at 76  

Apr 24   On this day in history soyuz 10 returns to Earth  

Apr 25   Max Drischner, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Apr 25   In the year 1971 uS canal rights in Nicaragua & rights to Corn Islands expire  

Apr 26   On this day in history heaviest rains ever in Bahia district of Brazil, 15" in 24 hrs  

Apr 26   SF lightship replaced by automatic buoy on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Samuel Lee Gravely Jr becomes first black admiral in US Navy in the year 1971.  

Apr 28   On this day in history t Smirnova discovers asteroid #2093 Genichesk  

Apr 29   Bill Graham closes down the Fillmore & Fillmore East on this day in history.  

Apr 29   In the year 1971 boeing receives contract for Mariner 10, Mercury exploration  

Apr 30   Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

May 01   Amtrak railroad begins operation in the year 1971.  

May 01   Amtrak, the U S passenger railroad system that combines the operations of 18 intercity railroads, goes into service in the year 1971.  

May 01   Edith Day, actress (Romance of Air), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history rolling Stones release "Brown Sugar"  

May 03   Erich Honecker succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader on this day in history.  

May 03   Nixon administration arrests 13,000 anti-war protesters in 3 days on this day in history.  

May 03   Pulitzer prize awarded to John Toland (Rising Sun) on this day in history.  

May 04   Donald Dexter Van Slyke, US chemist (Cyanosis), dies at 88 in the year 1971.  

May 04   Mud slide buries part of St-Jean Vianney Quebec, killing 31 people; $1 million damage in the year 1971.  

May 05   Alice Tissot, actress (Italian Straw Hat), dies of cancer at 81 in the year 1971.  

May 05   Race riot in Brownsville section of Brooklyn (NYC) in the year 1971.  

May 06   In the year 1971 helene Weigel, Austrian/German actress (Metropolis), dies at 70  

May 07   Willem Banning, Dutch theologist/sociologist (Karl Marx), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

May 08   In the year 1971 joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali at Madison Square Garden  

May 09   On this day in history 23rd Emmy Awards All in the Family, Jack Klugman &Jean Stapleton  

May 09   23rd Emmy Awards: All in the Family, Jack Klugman &Jean Stapleton on this day in history.  

May 09   In the year 1971 elizabeth Bonner runs female world record marathon (3 01 42)  

May 09   Elizabeth Bonner runs female world record marathon (3:01:42) in the year 1971.  

May 09   Friends of Earth return 1500 non-returnable bottles to Schweppes in the year 1971.  

May 09   Largest walk in crowd (31,626) in Baltimore Oriole history in the year 1971.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1971

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Aamer Nazir, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler 1993- ) was born in the year 1971.  

Jan 02   Aaron Williams, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics) was born in the year 1971.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1971 birth of horace Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs)  

Jan 02   Robert O' Neal, WLAF DB (Amsterdam Admirals) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Taye Diggs, American actor was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1971.  

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   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   On this day in history dick Kollmar, actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), dies at 60  

Jan 08   Adriano Lualdi, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1971.  

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

Jan 10   Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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