Historical Events In 1971
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Feb 24 On this day in history algeria nationalizes French oil companies
Feb 24 Captain JJ Smith, Australian Army Training Team Vietnam, wins a Bar to his Military Cross The AATTV was the most decorated unit in Australian military history on this day in history.
Feb 25 "Oh! Calcutta!" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 1,316 performances on this day in history.
Feb 26 Edward van der Merwe, cricket keeper (S Afr in 2 Tests in 30's), dies in the year 1971.
Feb 26 Ottawa starts program to raise Francophone numbers in the Canadian Armed Forces to at least 28% on this day in history.
Feb 28 53rd PGA Championship Jack Nicklaus shoots a 281 at PGA National to win his 2nd golf grand slam on this day in history.
Feb 28 On this day in history the birth of Tristan Louis, Internet entrepreneur (me)
Feb 28 Women refused the right to vote in Lichtenstein elections on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1971 bomb attack on the Capitol in Washington DC
Mar 02 On this day in history charles W Engelhard, US silver multi-millionaire, dies at 54
Mar 03 In the year 1971 south African Broadcasting Corp lifts its ban on the Beatles
Mar 03 Winnie Mandela sentenced to 1 year in jail in South Africa on this day in history.
Mar 04 "City Command" kidnaps 4 US military men at Ankara, Turkey in the year 1971.
Mar 04 On this day in history pierre Elliott Trudeau 1919- marries Margaret Sinclair in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church; first Prime Minister to marry while in office; couple divorce in 1984
Mar 05 Winnie Lightner, actress (Gold Dust Gertie, Sit Tight), dies at 71 in the year 1971.
Mar 06 Raymond Herreman, Flemish writer (Don't Forget to Live), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Mar 06 On this day in history test Cricket debut of Sunil Gavaskar, vs West Indies at Port-of-Spain
Mar 07 Egypt refuses to renew the Suez ceasefire on this day in history.
Mar 08 In the year 1971 harold Lloyd, US comic/actor (Why Worry), dies of cancer at 77
Mar 08 In the year 1971 radio Hanoi broadcasts Jimi Hendrix's "Star Spangled Banner"
Mar 08 ‘Smokin’ Joe Frazier, of Philadelphia, won a decision over Muhammad Ali, who had been previously undefeated in the year 1971.
Mar 09 In the year 1971 jean-Pierre Guezek, composer, dies at 36
Mar 10 On this day in history mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer, dies at 92
Mar 10 On this day in history senate approves amendment lowering voting age to 18
Mar 11 Philo T Farnsworth, US TV pioneer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Mar 11 On this day in history philo T. Farnsworth, television pioneer, dies
Mar 12 On this day in history rolling Stone Mick Jagger marries Bianca Pérez Morena de Macias
Mar 12 Syrian premier Hafez Assad elected President in the year 1971.
Mar 12 On this day in history turkish Government of Demirel forced to resign by Army
Mar 13 Piero Coppola, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Mar 14 Barbra Streisand appears on "The Burt Bacharach Special" on CBS TV in the year 1971.
Mar 14 South Vietnamese troops flee Laos on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1971 the Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes
Mar 15 On this day in history cBS TV announces it is dropping "Ed Sullivan Show"