Historical Events In 1971
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Aug 25 Ted Lewis, [Theodore L Friedman], bandleader, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Aug 26 In the year 1971 dutch Queen Juliana & Prince Bernhard visit Indonesia
Aug 26 Francesco Santoliquido, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.
Aug 27 Bennett Cerf, (Random House)/panelist (What's My Line), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Aug 27 Humorist and author Bennet Cerf dies on this day in history.
Aug 28 25 people die and 1,150 are rescued when the Greek liner Haleanna catches fire on this day in history.
Aug 28 Nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies in the year 1971.
Aug 29 In the year 1971 hank Aaron becomes the first player in baseball's National League to drive in 100+ runs in 11 seasons.
Aug 31 In the year 1971 dave Scott becomes first person to drive a car on the Moon
Sep 01 In the year 1971 qatar declares independence from Britain
Sep 03 John Lennon leaves the UK for NYC, never to return on this day in history.
Sep 03 Percy Holmes, cricketer (Yorks opener, 7 Tests for Eng 1921-32), dies on this day in history.
Sep 03 In the year 1971 qatar regains complete independence from Britain
Sep 03 On this day in history watergate team breaks into Daniel Ellsberg's doctor's office
Sep 04 ABC-TV pulls the plug on The Lawrence Welk Show after 13 seasons on this day in history.
Sep 04 Alaskan 727 crashes into Chilkoot Mountain, kills 109 (Alaska) on this day in history.
Sep 07 On this day in history cBS-TV broadcasts the final episode of The Beverly Hillbillies.
Sep 07 On this day in history spring Byington, actress (Lily Ruskin-December Bride), dies at 84
Sep 08 John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts opens in Washington DC on this day in history.
Sep 09 1,000 convicts seize Attica, NY prison on this day in history.
Sep 09 In the year 1971 billy Gilbert, US actor (Great Dictator, His Gal Friday), dies at 76
Sep 09 In the year 1971 detroit Red Wings hockey star Gordie Howe retires.
Sep 09 Forty-three people are killed when prisoners seize control of New York's Attica prison in the year 1971.
Sep 09 On this day in history john Lennon &Yoko Ono appear on the Dick Cavett Show (ABC-TV)
Sep 09 John Lennon releases the "Imagine" album in the year 1971.
Sep 10 Bella Darvi, actress (Racers), commits suicide at 42 in the year 1971.
Sep 10 On this day in history pacific Great Eastern Railway extension from Fort St. John to Fort Nelson, B.C. is opened for traffic.
Sep 10 Shoe-slapping statesman Nikita Krushchev, former Premier of Russia, dies in the year 1971.
Sep 11 In the year 1971 nikita Khrushchev, dies of a heart attack at 77
Sep 12 In the year 1971 lin Piau, Chinese minister of Defense, dies at 63
Sep 13 9 hostages & 28 prisoners die in take over at Attica State Prison on this day in history.
Sep 13 Frank Robinson hits his 500th HR in the year 1971.
Sep 13 In the year 1971 lin Piao, Chinese party leader, dies in air crash at 63 [or Sept 13]
Sep 13 On this day in history police storm the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York, ending a four-day siege that killed 43 people.