Historical Events for Year 1971 (Part 3)

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Jun 19th - Mayor declares state of emergency in Columbus Ga, racial disturbance
Jun 20th - Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Heritage Golf Open
Jun 21st - 50,000 attend Celebration of Life, rock concert, McCrea Louisiana
Jun 21st - 71st US Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 280 at Merion GC in Ardmore PA
Jun 21st - Indians Ken Harrelson retires from baseball to play pro golf
Jun 21st - Intl Court of Justice asks South-Africa to pull out of Namibia
Jun 22nd - a Pretoria court rules that the former leader of the banned Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), Robert Sobukwe, will not be allowed to use his exit permit to leave South Africa for his studies in the United States.
Jun 23rd - Phillies Rick Wise no-hits Cincinnati Reds, 4-0
Jun 23rd - WTVP TV channel 47 in Peoria, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
Singer-Songwriter Stevie WonderSinger-Songwriter Stevie Wonder Jun 25th - Stevie Wonder releases "Where I'm Coming From"
Jun 26th - "Man of La Mancha" closes at ANTA Wash Sq Theater NYC after 2329 perfs
Jun 26th - Angels suspend Alex Johnson (after 5 benchings & 29 fines)
Jun 27th - "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" closes at Golden NYC after 31 perfs
Jun 27th - 26th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by JoAnne Carner
Jun 28th - Fillmore East closes
Jun 28th - Phillies' Rick Wise hits 2 HRs & no-hits Reds
Jun 28th - US Supreme Court (8-0) overturns draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali
Jun 29th - Rolling Stones Mick Jagger & Keith Richards sentenced on drug offense
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad AliHeavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali Jun 29th - Soyuz 11 docks with Salyut 1 for 22 days
Jun 30th - Ohio becomes 38th state to approve of lower voting age to 18, thus ratifying 26th amendment
Jul 1st - Britain & Argentina sign accord about Falkland Islands
Jul 1st - Debt raised to build San Franisco's Golden Gate Bridge paid off
Jul 1st - State of Washington becomes 1st state to ban sex discrimination
Jul 2nd - 78th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Evonne Goolagong beats Margaret Smith (64 61)
Jul 2nd - USSR performs underground nuclear test
Jul 3rd - 85th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: J Newcombe beats S Smith (63 57 26 64 64)
Jul 4th - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Jul 5th - 26th amendment certified (reduces voting age to 18)
Jul 5th - Simon Gray's "Butley" premieres in London
Jul 6th - Barend Biesheuvel government forms in Netherlands
Jul 6th - Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda sworn in as President for Life of Malawi
Jul 6th - White House Plumbers unit formed to plug news leaks
Jul 8th - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Jul 8th - During street disturbances, British soldiers shoot dead two Catholic civilians in Free Derry; as a result, riots erupted in the city and the Social Democratic and Labour Party withdraws from Stormont in protest
Politician, statesman Henry KissingerPolitician, statesman Henry Kissinger Jul 9th - Henry Kissinger visits China PR
Jul 10th - 100th British Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 278 at Royal Birkdale
Jul 10th - Failed attempt on King Hassan II Shirat Morocco, 101 killed
Jul 11th - Chilean parliament nationalizes US copper mines
Jul 11th - Jane Blalock wins LPGA George Washington Golf Classic
Jul 11th - Phillies Deron Johnson 3 HRs caps his 4 in a row
Jul 12th - Juan Corona, indicted for 25 murders
Jul 13th - 42nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-4 at Tiger Stadium, Detroit
Jul 13th - All star MVP: Frank Robinson (Baltimore Orioles)
Jul 15th - Pres Nixon announces he would visit People's Rep of China
Spanish Dictator and General Francisco FrancoSpanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco Jul 16th - Franco appoints prince Juan Carlos as deputy in Spain
Jul 17th - Kathy Whitworth/Judy Kimball wins LPGA Four-Ball Golf Championship
Jul 18th - Eddy Merckx wins his 3rd Tour de France
Jul 19th - Sudan military coup under maj Hashem al-Atta, Numeiry flees
Jul 21st - US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
Jul 21st - Sam Giancana returns to the United States after spending seven years of exile in Mexico
Jul 22nd - Sudanese military counter-coup under premier Numeiry
Jul 24th - WUHQ TV channel 41 in Battle Creek, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
Gangster Sam GiancanaGangster Sam Giancana Jul 25th - Judy Kimball wins LPGA O'Sullivan Ladies Golf Open
Jul 26th - Apollo 15 launched (Scott & Irwin) to 4th manned landing on Moon
Jul 28th - 16 time gold glover Brook Robinson commits 3 errors in 6th inning
Jul 28th - Dutch ends censorship of "Blue Movie"
Jul 30th - 38th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Baltimore 24, All Stars 17 (52,289)
Jul 30th - George Harrison releases "Bangladesh"
Jul 30th - Japanese Boeing 727 collides with an F-86 fighter killing 162
Jul 30th - US Apollo 15 (Scott & Irwin) lands on Mare Imbrium on the Moon
Singer-Songwriter George HarrisonSinger-Songwriter George Harrison Jul 31st - Apollo 15 astronauts take 6½ hour electric car ride on Moon
Jul 31st - Deventer Soccer team Go Ahead Eagles forms
Aug 1st - CBS presents Masterpiece Theatre's 6 Wives of Henry VIII
Aug 1st - George Harrison's concert for Bangladesh takes place in NYC
Aug 1st - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational
Aug 3rd - Paul McCartney announces formation of his group Wings
Aug 4th - US launches 1st satellite into lunar orbit from manned spacecraft
Aug 5th - WNPE TV channel 16 in Watertown, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting
Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartneyMusician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney Aug 7th - Apollo 15 returns to Earth
Aug 8th - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Aug 8th - Jane Blalock wins LPGA Lady Pepsi Golf Open
Aug 9th - Le Roy (Satchel) Paige inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame
Aug 9th - Operation Demetrius (or Internment) is introduced in Northern Ireland allowing suspected terrorists to be indefinitely detained without trial; the security forces arrested 342 people suspected of supporting paramilitaries
Aug 10th - 16 baseball researchers form Society for American Baseball Research
Aug 10th - Twins' Harmon Killebrew is 10th to amass 500 HRs, & adds his 501st
Aug 10th - During the internment round-up operation in west Belfast, the Parachute Regiment kill 11 unarmed civilians in what became known as the Ballymurphy massacre
Aug 11th - Construction begins on Louisiana Superdome
Aug 11th - Harmon Killebrew hits HRs #500 & 501
Aug 12th - Syriam Pres Assad drops diplomatic relations with Jordan
Aug 13th - Paul & Linda McCartney release "Back Seat of My Car"
Aug 14th - Bahrain proclaims independence after 110 years of British rule
Aug 14th - British begin internment without trial in Northern Ireland
Aug 14th - Cards Bob Gibson, 35, no-hits Pirates, 11-0
Aug 14th - France performs nuclear test
Aug 15th - Bahrain gains independence from Britain
Aug 15th - Charles Lismont wins Helsinki marathon (2:13:09.0)
Aug 15th - KVRL (now KRIV) TV ch 26 in Shreveport-Texarkana, LA (NBC) begins
37th US President Richard Nixon37th US President Richard Nixon Aug 15th - US President Richard Nixon announces 90-day freeze on wages, prices & rents
Aug 15th - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Len Immke Buick Golf Open
Aug 18th - New Zealand Prime Minister Keith Holyoake announces in Parliament that New Zealand’s combat force would be withdrawn from Vietnam before the end of the year, coinciding with a similar announcement by the Australian government
Aug 20th - FBI begins covert investigation of journalist Daniel Schorr
Aug 22nd - Bolivian military coup under col Hugo Banzer, pres Torres driven out
Aug 22nd - Pam Barnett wins LPGA Southgate Golf Open
Aug 22nd - J. Edgar Hoover and John Mitchell announce the arrest of 20 of the Camden 28.
First Director of the FBI J. Edgar HooverFirst Director of the FBI J. Edgar Hoover Aug 23rd - WGTU TV channel 29 in Traverse City, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
Aug 24th - India beat England by 4 wickets, their win against the Poms
Aug 26th - Dutch Queen Juliana & Prince Bernhard visit Indonesia
Aug 26th - NY Giant football team announces they're leaving Bronx for NJ in 1975
Aug 26th - Orioles' Don Buford struck out 5 times in a game
Aug 26th - Bobby Orr signs a five-year contract with the Boston Bruins worth one million dollars, the first million dollar contract in NHL history
Aug 28th - The US dollar is allowed to float against the Japanese yen for the first time.
Ice Hockey Legend Bobby OrrIce Hockey Legend Bobby Orr Aug 30th - WNPI TV channel 18 in Norwood, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting
Aug 31st - Adrienne Beames runs female world record marathon (2:46:30)
Sep 1st - John Newcombe is 1st top-seed man to lose in 1st round of US Open
Sep 1st - Qatar declares independence from Britain
Sep 1st - Rolling Stones sue manager Allen Klein
Sep 2nd - Cesar Cedeno hits an inside-the-park grand slammer
Sep 2nd - Chris Evert & Jimmy Connors win their 1st US Open tennis matches
Sep 2nd - NY's Electric Circus Club goes out of business
Sep 3rd - John Lennon leaves UK for NYC, never to return
Tennis Legend Chris EvertTennis Legend Chris Evert Sep 3rd - Manlio Brosio resigns as secretary general of NATO
Sep 3rd - Qatar regains complete independence from Britain
Sep 3rd - Watergate team breaks into Daniel Ellsberg's doctor's office
Sep 4th - Alaskan 727 crashes into Chilkoot Mountain, kills 109 (Alaska)
Sep 5th - Astros pitcher J R Richard debut, strikes out 15 Giants in a 5-3 win
Sep 5th - NY Mets Don Hahn hits 1st inside the park homer at Phillies Vet
Sep 6th - Jerry Lewis' 6th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises
Sep 8th - John F Kennedy Center for Performing Arts opens in Washington DC
Comedian Jerry LewisComedian Jerry Lewis Sep 9th - 1,000 convicts riot & seize Attica, NY prison
Sep 9th - John Lennon & Yoko Ono appear on Dick Cavett Show (ABC-TV)
Sep 9th - John Lennon releases "Imagine" album
Sep 9th - NHL great Gordie Howe retires
Sep 10th - KVUE TV channel 24 in Austin, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
Sep 11th - "2 by 2" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 343 performances
Sep 11th - Egypt adopts its constitution
Sep 11th - Laurel Lea Schaefer (Ohio), 22, crowned 44th Miss America 1972
Sep 12th - 85th US Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Rosemary Casals (64 76)
Tennis Legend Billie Jean KingTennis Legend Billie Jean King Sep 12th - 91st US Mens Tennis: Stan Smith beats Jan Kodes (36 63 62 76)
Sep 13th - 11 guards & 31 prisoners die in take over at Attica State Prison
Sep 13th - Frank Robinson hits his 500th HR
Sep 13th - Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet premier, buried in Moscow
Sep 13th - WIIQ TV channel 41 in Demopolis, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
Sep 13th - World Hockey Association forms
Sep 14th - Cleve Indians & Wash Senators, play 20 innings
Sep 15th - 1st broadcast of "Columbo" on NBC-TV
Sep 16th - 6 Ku Klux Klansmen arrested in connection with bombing of 10 school buses
First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita KhrushchevFirst Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev Sep 16th - West German chancellor Willy Brandt meets with Soviet president Brezhnev
Sep 18th - 19th Ryder Cup: US beats Europe, 18½-13½ at Old Warson Country Club (St. Louis, Missouri, US)
Sep 19th - 1st NYC Women's Marathon won by Beth Bonner in 2:55:22
Sep 19th - 2nd NYC Marathon won by Norman Higgins in 2:22:54
Sep 21st - AL OKs Washington Senator move to Arlington (Texas Rangers)
Sep 22nd - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Sep 23rd - John Vermeer's painting "The Liefdesbrief" stolen
Sep 24th - 90 Russian diplomats expelled from Britain for spying
Sep 24th - Eyskens-Cools disbands Belgium parliament
Sep 24th - Houston Astros beat SD Padres, 2-1, in 21 innings
Sep 26th - Jim Palmer is 4th Oriole to win at least 20 games this season
Sep 26th - Pam Higgins wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open
Sep 26th - WGBY TV channel 57 in Springfield, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting
Sep 27th - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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