Historical Events In 1971
Saturday, 30 September 2023
Jan 20 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono's parents in Japan in the year 1971.
Jan 21 "Alias Smith & Jones" premieres on ABC TV on this day in history.
Jan 21 On this day in history richard B Russell, (Sen-D-Ga), dies at 73
Jan 23 In the year 1971 -80ºF (-62ºC), Prospect Creek Camp AK (US record)
Jan 23 In the year 1971 the temperature at Prospect Creek, Alaska, dropped to 80 degrees below zero, the lowest temperature ever recorded in the United States.
Jan 24 In the year 1971 panarctic Oils caps a natural gas well on King Christian Island,NWT that had burned out of control for 3 months
Jan 25 Charles Manson &3 women followers convicted of Tate-LaBianca murders on this day in history.
Jan 25 Himachal Pradesh becomes 18th Indian state on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history military coup in Uganda under General Idi Amin Dada
Jan 25 In the year 1971 philadelphia mint's first trial strike of the Eisenhower dollar
Jan 26 Charles Manson convicted of murder in the year 1971.
Jan 26 Dutch 2nd Chamber accept law against limitation of war crimes on this day in history.
Jan 27 Montgomery St Station, last link in BART, `holed thru' in the year 1971.
Jan 29 Test debut of Dennis Keith Lillee, v England at Adelaide on this day in history.
Jan 29 Test debut of Dennis Keith Lillee, vs England at Adelaide in the year 1971.
Jan 30 Dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his first Test bowl, vs England in the year 1971.
Jan 31 "My Sweet Lord" by George Harrison hit #1 on UK pop chart in the year 1971.
Jan 31 On this day in history american astronauts Alan B. Shepard, Jr., Edgar Mitchell and Stuart Roosa blast off to the moon aboard apollo 14.
Jan 31 Apollo 14 launched, first landing in lunar highlands in the year 1971.
Jan 31 On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
Jan 31 In the year 1971 uS male Figure Skating championship won by John Misha Petkevich
Feb 01 In the year 1971 canada and China open diplomatic relations; exchange diplomats in both countries, and officially recognize each other's sovereignty
Feb 01 On this day in history jim A J Christy, cricket (10 Tests for S Af, 638 runs at 34 33), dies
Feb 02 On this day in history idi Amin becomes ruler of Uganda, following a coup that ousts President Milton Obote.
Feb 03 Jay C Flippen, actor (Ensign O'Toole), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Feb 04 On this day in history apollo 14 lander Antares lands on Moon (Shepard &Mitchell)
Feb 04 In the year 1971 british car maker Rolls Royce declared itself bankrupt
Feb 04 On this day in history government exhibit under construction collapses, kills 65 in Brazil
Feb 04 On this day in history national Guard mobilized to quell rioting in Wilmington NC
Feb 04 Rolls Royce goes bankrupt after a disastrous contract to supply aero engines to Lockheed Aircraft on this day in history.
Feb 05 Apollo 14, 3rd US manned Moon expedition, lands near Fra Mauro; Alan Shepard &Edward Mitchell (Apollo 14) walk on Moon for 4 hours on this day in history.
Feb 05 In the year 1971 mÃ¡tyÃ¡s RÃ¡kosi, Hungarian premier (1952..56), dies at 78
Feb 05 On this day in history the US Apollo 14 (Shepard and Mitchell onboard) lands on the Moon
Feb 06 In the year 1971 the First time a golf ball is hit on the Moon (by Alan Shepard)