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  • Georgia, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 12, 1971

    Jimmy Carter

    Governor of Georgia

    Georgia, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 12, 1971

    Carter was sworn in as the 76th Governor of Georgia on January 12, 1971.




  • Madison Square Garden, New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 8, 1971

    Muhammad Ali Clay

    1st Fight against Frazier

    Madison Square Garden, New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 8, 1971

    Ali and Frazier's first fight, held at the Garden on March 8, 1971, was nicknamed the "Fight of the Century", due to the tremendous excitement surrounding a bout between two undefeated fighters, each with a legitimate claim as heavyweight champions.




  • New York, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 18, 1971

    Igor Stravinsky

    Stravinsky was taken to the Hospital

    New York, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 18, 1971

    On 18 March 1971, Stravinsky was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital with pulmonary edema where he stayed for ten days.




  • 920 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 29, 1971

    Igor Stravinsky

    Stravinsky moved into a Newly Furbished Apartment

    920 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 29, 1971

    On 29 March, he moved into a newly furbished apartment at 920 Fifth Avenue, his first city apartment since living in Paris in 1939.




  • 920 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 4, 1971

    Igor Stravinsky

    The Edema Returned

    920 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 4, 1971

    After a period of well being, the edema returned on 4 April and Vera insisted that medical equipment should be installed in the apartment.




  • U.S.
    Friday Jun 18, 1971

    Nike, Inc.

    The Swoosh Was First Used by Nike

    U.S.
    Friday Jun 18, 1971

    The Swoosh was first used by Nike on June 18, 1971.




  • Washington D.C.,U.S.
    Saturday Jun 19, 1971

    Jimmy Hoffa

    Resignation

    Washington D.C.,U.S.
    Saturday Jun 19, 1971

    While still in prison, Hoffa resigned as the head of the Teamsters Union, on June 19, 1971.


  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 6, 1971

    Louis Armstrong

    Death

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 6, 1971

    Against his doctor's advice, Armstrong played a two-week engagement in March 1971 at the Waldorf-Astoria's Empire Room. At the end of it he was hospitalized for a heart attack. He was released from the hospital in May, and quickly resumed practicing his trumpet playing. Still hoping to get back on the road, Armstrong died of a heart attack in his sleep on July 6, 1971, a month before his 70th birthday.


  • Columbus, Georgia, U.S
    Thursday Jul 8, 1971

    Jimmy Carter

    Georgia Human Rights Council

    Columbus, Georgia, U.S
    Thursday Jul 8, 1971

    On July 8, 1971, during an appearance in Columbus, Georgia, Carter stated his intent to establish a Georgia Human Rights Council that would work toward solving issues within the state ahead of any potential violence.


  • Dallas, Texas, U.S.
    Friday Sep 17, 1971

    Microprocessor

    TMS 1802NC

    Dallas, Texas, U.S.
    Friday Sep 17, 1971

    The TMS1802NC was announced September 17, 1971 and implemented a four-function calculator. The TMS1802NC, despite its designation, was not part of the TMS 1000 series; it was later redesignated as part of the TMS 0100 series, which was used in the TI Datamath calculator. Although marketed as a calculator-on-a-chip, the TMS1802NC was fully programmable, including on the chip a CPU with an 11-bit instruction word, 3520 bits (320 instructions) of ROM and 182 bits of RAM.


  • U.S.
    Monday Oct 25, 1971

    United Nations

    Chinese seat on the Security Council

    U.S.
    Monday Oct 25, 1971

    With the spread of decolonization in the 1960s, the organization's membership saw an influx of newly independent nations. In 1960 alone, 17 new states joined the UN, 16 of them from Africa. On 25 October 1971, with opposition from the United States, but with the support of many Third World nations, the mainland, communist People's Republic of China was given the Chinese seat on the Security Council in place of the Republic of China that occupied Taiwan; the vote was widely seen as a sign of waning US influence in the organization.


  • California, U.S.
    Monday Nov 15, 1971

    Microprocessor

    The First Commercially Available Microprocessor

    California, U.S.
    Monday Nov 15, 1971

    The Intel 4004 is generally regarded as the first commercially available microprocessor, and cost US$60 (equivalent to $371.19 in 2018). The first known advertisement for the 4004 is dated November 15, 1971 and appeared in Electronic News. The microprocessor was designed by a team consisting of Italian engineer Federico Faggin, American engineers Marcian Hoff and Stanley Mazor, and Japanese engineer Masatoshi Shima.


  • Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Thursday Dec 23, 1971

    Jimmy Hoffa

    Released from Prison

    Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Thursday Dec 23, 1971

    On December 23, 1971, less than five years into his 13-year sentence, Hoffa was released from prison when President Richard Nixon commuted his sentence to time served.


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