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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.




  • India
    Sunday Feb 28, 1971

    Indira Gandhi

    Indian General election

    India
    Sunday Feb 28, 1971

    Indira Gandhi won the 1971 Indian general election.




  • Royal Air Force, Cranwell, England
    Monday Mar 8, 1971

    Prince Charles

    The Royal Air Force College Cranwel

    Royal Air Force, Cranwell, England
    Monday Mar 8, 1971

    Charles followed family tradition when he served in the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy. During his second year at Cambridge, he requested and received Royal Air Force training. On 8 March 1971, he flew himself to the Royal Air Force College Cranwell to train as a jet pilot.




  • 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.


  • London, England
    Wednesday Jun 2, 1971

    Johan Cruyff

    The European Cup

    London, England
    Wednesday Jun 2, 1971

    On 2 June 1971, in London, Ajax won the European Cup by defeating Panathinaikos 2–0. He signed a seven-year contract at Ajax. At the end of the season, he was named the Dutch and European Footballer of the Year for 1971.


  • 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.


  • Pretoria, South Africa
    Monday Jun 28, 1971

    Elon Musk

    Birth

    Pretoria, South Africa
    Monday Jun 28, 1971

    On June 28, 1971, Elon Musk was born in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. The son of Maye Musk, a Canadian model and dietitian born in Saskatchewan, Canada, and raised in South Africa, and Errol Musk, a South African electromechanical engineer, pilot, and sailor.


  • 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.


  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Thursday Jul 15, 1971

    Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

    The Abu Dhabi Fund For Arab Economic Development

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Thursday Jul 15, 1971

    At the time the British withdrew from the Persian Gulf in 1971, Zayed oversaw the establishment of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Arab Economic Development; some of its oil riches were channeled to some forty less fortunate Islamic nations in Asia and Africa during the decades that followed.


  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sunday Jul 18, 1971

    Pelé

    Last International Match

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sunday Jul 18, 1971

    Pelé's last international match was on 18 July 1971 against Yugoslavia in Rio de Janeiro.


  • Khartoum, Sudan
    Monday Jul 19, 1971

    First Sudanese Civil War

    1971 Sudanese Coup d'état

    Khartoum, Sudan
    Monday Jul 19, 1971

    In-fighting between Marxist and non-Marxist factions in the ruling military class led to another coup in July 1971 and a short-lived administration by the Sudanese Communist Party before anti-Communist factions put Nimeiry back in control of the country.


  • 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.


  • Malaysia
    Sunday Sep 19, 1971

    Communist insurgency in Sarawak

    The official date of the formation of the party to coincide with the Pontianak Conference

    Malaysia
    Sunday Sep 19, 1971

    However, 19 September 1971 was chosen as the official date of the formation of the party to coincide with the Pontianak Conference, which had been held on 17–19 September 1965.


  • 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.


  • United Arab Emirates
    Thursday Dec 2, 1971

    Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

    The Presidency of The UAE

    United Arab Emirates
    Thursday Dec 2, 1971

    In 1971, after occasionally difficult negotiations with the other six rulers of the Trucial States, the United Arab Emirates was formed. Zayed was appointed to the presidency of the UAE in 1971 and was reappointed on four more occasions: 1976, 1981, 1986, and 1991.


  • United Arab Emirates
    Thursday Dec 2, 1971

    Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

    Supreme Commander of The Armed Forces

    United Arab Emirates
    Thursday Dec 2, 1971

    After the United Arab Emirates was formed, Zayed became the Supreme Commander of The Armed Forces.


  • India – Pakistan
    Thursday Dec 2, 1971

    Indira Gandhi

    The Indo-Pakistani War

    India – Pakistan
    Thursday Dec 2, 1971

    The biggest achievement of Indira Gandhi after the 1971 election came in December 1971 with India's decisive victory over Pakistan in the Indo-Pakistani War that occurred in the last two weeks of the Bangladesh Liberation War which led to the formation of independent Bangladesh. She was hailed as Goddess Durga by opposition leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee at that time.


  • 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.


  • Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Saturday Dec 25, 1971

    Justin Trudeau

    Birth

    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Saturday Dec 25, 1971

    Justin Trudeau was born on Christmas Day 1971 at 9:27 pm EST at the Ottawa Civic Hospital.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Dec 30, 1971

    James Bond

    Diamonds Are Forever

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Dec 30, 1971

    Diamonds Are Forever is a 1971 spy film, the seventh in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions. It is the sixth and final Eon film to star Sean Connery, who returned to the role as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond, having declined to reprise the role in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969).


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