October 1971

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The following events occurred in October 1971:

October 1, 1971 (Friday)

October 2, 1971 (Saturday)

October 3, 1971 (Sunday)

October 4, 1971 (Monday)

October 5, 1971 (Tuesday)

October 6, 1971 (Wednesday)

October 7, 1971 (Thursday)

October 8, 1971 (Friday)

October 9, 1971 (Saturday)

October 10, 1971 (Sunday)

October 11, 1971 (Monday)

October 12, 1971 (Tuesday)

  • New York City Department of Consumer Affairs recommends the repeal of a city law banning homosexuals from working in or going to bars.
  • Died: Gene Vincent, 36, American singer, of a ruptured stomach ulcer

October 13, 1971 (Wednesday)

  • A World Series game takes place at night, for the first time.[3]
  • Born: Sacha Baron Cohen, British comedian, in Hammersmith, London

October 14, 1971 (Thursday)

October 15, 1971 (Friday)

  • The 2,500 Year Celebration of Iran begins, celebrating the birth of Persia.
  • Died: William Hill, 68, English gambling magnate

October 16, 1971 (Saturday)

October 17, 1971 (Sunday)

October 18, 1971 (Monday)

  • In New York City, the Knapp Commission begins public hearings on police corruption.

October 19, 1971 (Tuesday)

October 20, 1971 (Wednesday)

October 21, 1971 (Thursday)

October 22, 1971 (Friday)

  • Fire breaks out at Texas Mill, Ashton-under-Lyne, England. The fire service requires over 40 appliances to fight the blaze and a fireman is killed. The historic building is completely destroyed.

October 23, 1971 (Saturday)

October 24, 1971 (Sunday)

October 25, 1971 (Monday)

October 26, 1971 (Tuesday)

October 27, 1971 (Wednesday)

October 28, 1971 (Thursday)

October 29, 1971 (Friday)

  • Vietnam WarVietnamization: The total number of American troops still in Vietnam drops to a record low of 196,700 (the lowest since January 1966).
  • Born: Winona Ryder, American actress, in Olmsted County, Minnesota
  • Died: Duane Allman, 24, American rock musician, in a motorcycle accident; Arne Tiselius, 69, Swedish biochemist and Nobel laureate

October 30, 1971 (Saturday)

October 31, 1971 (Sunday)

References

  1. ^ "WAIF"
  2. ^ Wood, G. C. (1972). 6000 King George V – a chronology. Hereford: 6000 Locomotive Association. 
  3. ^ "FIVE GREAT MOMENTS AT THREE RIVERS STADIUM". The Sporting News. 2000. Archived from the original on April 20, 2008. Retrieved October 29, 2011. The first night game in World Series history was a thrilling one for Pittsburgh fans. 
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