June 1971

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The following events occurred in June 1971:

June 1, 1971 (Tuesday)

  • Vietnam War: Vietnam Veterans for a Just Peace, claiming to represent the majority of U.S. veterans who served in Southeast Asia, speak against war protests.
  • The East Pakistan Razakar Ordinance (promulgated by General Tikka Khan) makes Razakars recognised members of the Pakistan Army.
  • Died: Reinhold Niebuhr, 78, American theologian and political commentator (b. 1892)

Megszületett, Kerekes László Pécsen.

June 2, 1971 (Wednesday)

June 3, 1971 (Thursday)

June 4, 1971 (Friday)

June 5, 1971 (Saturday)

June 6, 1971 (Sunday)

June 7, 1971 (Monday)

  • Ken Ballew raid: In Silver Spring, Maryland, the federal Alcohol Tobacco Firearms Division (ATFD) raids the home of Kenyon F. Ballew, resulting in a cause célèbre in the debates between advocates of gun control and advocates of gun owner rights on the U.S.A.
  • Died: Camille Gutt, 86, Belgian economist and politician

June 8, 1971 (Tuesday)

June 9, 1971 (Wednesday)

June 10, 1971 (Thursday)

June 11, 1971 (Friday)

June 12, 1971 (Saturday)

June 13, 1971 (Sunday)

June 14, 1971 (Monday)

June 15, 1971 (Tuesday)

June 16, 1971 (Wednesday)

June 17, 1971 (Thursday)

  • Representatives of Japan and the United States sign the Okinawa Reversion Agreement, whereby the U.S. will return control of Okinawa.[5]
  • A drunken Jim Morrison makes a recording in a Paris studio with two equally inebriated American street musicians he had befriended shortly before.
  • Born: Paulina Rubio, Mexican singer and actress, in Mexico City

June 18, 1971 (Friday)

June 19, 1971 (Saturday)

June 20, 1971 (Sunday)

June 21, 1971 (Monday)

  • Britain begins new negotiations for EEC membership in Luxembourg.

June 22, 1971 (Tuesday)

June 23, 1971 (Wednesday)

June 24, 1971 (Thursday)

  • The Kosmos 428 military reconnaissance satellite is launched by the Soviet Union.
  • Born: Ursula Meier, French-Swiss film director, in Besançon

June 25, 1971 (Friday)

  • Madagascar accuses the U.S. of being connected to the plot to oust the current government; the U.S. recalls its ambassador.
  • Died: John Boyd Orr, 90, Scottish physician and biologist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

June 26, 1971 (Saturday)

June 27, 1971 (Sunday)

  • Concert promoter Bill Graham closes the legendary Fillmore East, which first opened on 2nd Avenue (between 5th and 6th Streets) in New York City on March 8, 1968.
  • Born: King Dipendra of Nepal (died 2001), in Kathmandu. Dipendra, as Crown Prince, murdered most of his family in June 2001, leaving himself in a coma to reign as king for three days until his own death.

June 28, 1971 (Monday)

June 29, 1971 (Tuesday)

  • Senator Mike Gravel attempts to read the Pentagon Papers into the Congressional Record.[6] A lack of a quorum prevents the Senate from convening. As chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Public Buildings and Grounds, Gravel convenes a meeting of the subcommittee and spends an hour reading part of the Pentagon Papers into the record.

June 30, 1971 (Wednesday)

References

  1. ^ "Long Runs – Broadway, Off Broadway, London, Toronto & Other Major Cities". World-theatres.com. Retrieved 17 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Wade, Mark. "DS-U2-K". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Retrieved 2009-12-26. 
  3. ^ Occupation 1969, Alcatraz is not an island, PBS
  4. ^ "How the Pentagon Papers Came to be Published by the Beacon Press: A Remarkable Story Told by Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, Dem Presidential Candidate Mike Gravel and Unitarian Leader Robert West." Democracy Now. July 2, 2007. Accessed June 14, 2008.
  5. ^ Niraikanai
  6. ^ The Pentagon Papers: The Defense Department History of United States Decisionmaking on Vietnam. Vol. 1. Senator Gravel Edition. Boston: Beacon Press, 1971.
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