Historical Events In 1971
Sunday, 24 May 2020
Jan 01 On this day in history cigarette advertisements banned on TV
Jan 02 In the year 1971 a barrier collapses at Ibrox Park football ground at end of a soccer match in Glasgow Scotland, killing 66
Jan 04 Dr Melvin H Evans inaugurated as first elected Governor of Virgin Islands in the year 1971.
Jan 04 Ohio agrees to pay $675,000 to relatives of Kent State victims on this day in history.
Jan 04 Philadelphia's Veteran Stadium dedicated on this day in history.
Jan 04 The Canadian goverment in Ottawa withdraws troops from Montreal and other areas in Quebec in wake of FLQ crisis in the year 1971.
Jan 05 Australia's first one-day international cricket matched played, against England on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1971 harlem Globetrotters lose 100-99 to New Jersey Reds, ending 2,495-game win streak
Jan 05 US heavyweight "Sonny" Liston's (36) corpse found in the year 1971.
Jan 06 Berkeley chemists announces the first synthetic growth hormones on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1971 in Vancouver BC, Neil Young returns to Canada for his first concerts since pre-stardom days; named best male singer and best composer this year
Jan 07 -40ºF (-40ºC), Hawley Lake AZ (state record) in the year 1971.
Jan 07 In the year 1971 dick Kollmar, actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), dies at 60
Jan 08 29 pilot whales beach themselves & die at San Clemente Island CA on this day in history.
Jan 08 Adriano Lualdi, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1971.
Jan 08 In the year 1971 voyageurs National Park, Minnesota established
Jan 10 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Richard Wilbur in the year 1971.
Jan 10 Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1971 1st "Quickie" Divorce granted in UK
Jan 11 The first "Quickie" Divorce granted in UK on this day in history.
Jan 12 "All in the Family" premieres on CBS featuring the first " toilet flush" on TV in the year 1971.
Jan 12 In the year 1971 congressional Black Caucus organizes
Jan 12 In the year 1971 fed grand jury indicts Reverand Philip Berrigan &5 others, including a nun &2 priests, on charges of plotting to kidnap Henry Kissinger
Jan 13 In the year 1971 bernard "Heinz" Lammerding, Germ SS-gen/contractor (Tulle), dies at 65
Jan 14 In the year 1971 ethel Glenn Hier, composer, dies at 82
Jan 14 John Snow takes 7-40 for England to beat Australia by 299 runs on this day in history.
Jan 15 Aswan Dam official opens in Egypt on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history george Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord"
Jan 15 On this day in history john Dall, actor (Corn is Green, Rope), dies of heart attack at 50
Jan 16 On this day in history kermit Maynard, cowboy actor (Saturday Roundup), dies at 68
Jan 18 In the year 1971 catherine Calvert, actress (Fires of Faith), dies of stroke at 80
Jan 19 In the year 1971 "No, No Nanette" opens at 46th St Theater New York City NY for 861 performances
Jan 19 On this day in history beatles' Helter Skelter is played at the Charles Manson trial
Jan 20 On this day in history gilbert M Anderson, actor (1st Movie Cowboy), dies at 88