Historical Events In 1971
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Sep 13 In the year 1971 the World Hockey Association is founded.
Sep 14 In the year 1971 bill Copson, cricketer (England pace bowler before & after WW2), dies
Sep 16 Ferdinand LR Sassen, priest/philosopher (Descartes), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Sep 16 On this day in history six Klansmen arrested in connection with bombing of 10 school buses
Sep 20 James Westerfield, actor (Travels of Jaime McPheeters), dies at 59 in the year 1971.
Sep 21 John Lennon & Yoko Ono are Dick Cavett's only guest in the year 1971.
Sep 22 In the year 1971 joseph Ford McGuinn, director, dies of heart attack at 67
Sep 23 In the year 1971 billy Gilbert, actor (Paradise Alley, Safari, Rio), dies at 77
Sep 25 On this day in history tC Jones, female impersonator, dies of cancer at 50
Sep 26 Muriel Kirkland, actress (Nana, Fast Workers), dies of emphysema at 68 in the year 1971.
Oct 01 Disneyworld opens in Orlando, Florida on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida opens
Oct 02 Homing pigeon averages 133 KPH (record) in 1100-km Australian race in the year 1971.
Oct 03 In the year 1971 leah Baird, writer (Jungle Bride), dies of anemia at 88
Oct 04 Borden's opens a turn-of-century ice cream parlor at Disney World in the year 1971.
Oct 04 Edit Angold, actor (Suspense, Molly, Blue Angel), dies at 76 in the year 1971.
Oct 08 Christopher Dark, actor (Man Behind the Badge), dies at 51 on this day in history.
Oct 08 John Lennon releases his megahit "Imagine" in the year 1971.
Oct 11 Chester Conklin, actor (Greed, Modern Times), dies at 83 in the year 1971.
Oct 11 On this day in history frank McGee becomes news anchor of the Today Show
Oct 12 On this day in history dean G Acheson, US foreign minister (1949-53), dies at 78
Oct 13 1st World Series night game (Pittsburgh 4-Baltimore 3) on this day in history.
Oct 14 2 killed in Memphis racial disturbances on this day in history.
Oct 19 Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrial, dies at 89 on this day in history.
Oct 21 On this day in history etienne Gailly, Belgian marathoner (Oly-bronze-48), dies at 48
Oct 24 Carl Ruggles, US composer (Evocations), dies at 95 on this day in history.
Oct 24 In the year 1971 harry Drake sets longest arrow flight by a footbow (1 mile 268 yds)
Oct 25 Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (King Lear), dies at 82 on this day in history.
Oct 25 Roy Disney dedicates Walt Disney World on this day in history.
Oct 25 The United Nations votes to expel Taiwan and admit mainland China on this day in history.
Oct 25 On this day in history uN General Assembly admits Mainland China & expels Taiwan
Oct 26 On this day in history robert Gordon director/writer (Loveless), dies at 76
Oct 26 In the year 1971 uN votes to replace Taiwan with China
Oct 27 Republic of the Congo becomes Republic of Za‹re on this day in history.