1971 in the United States

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1971
in
the United States

Decades:
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Events from the year 1971 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

January 25: Charles Manson is found guilty of murder

February[edit]

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April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

July 26–August 7: Apollo 15

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

November 15: The Intel 4004, the first commercially available microprocessor, is released

December[edit]

  • December 8 – U.S. President Richard Nixon orders the 7th Fleet to move towards the Bay of Bengal in the Indian Ocean.
  • December 10 – The John Sinclair Freedom Rally in support of the imprisoned activist features a performance by John Lennon at Crisler Arena, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • December 11 – The Libertarian Party (United States) is established.
  • December 18 – The U.S. dollar is devalued for the second time in history.
  • December 22 – KUAC-TV in Fairbanks, Alaska launches, becoming the 49th State's first public television station.
  • December 23 – Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer airs for the last time on NBC, as KENI-TV (now KTUU-TV) in Anchorage Alaska, KFAR-TV (now KATN, current ABC affiliate) in Fairbanks Alaska and KUAM-TV in Guam air the special in prime time. It would move to CBS a year later. NBC's next airing of the special is December 4, 2019 at 9pm.
  • December 25 – In the longest game in NFL history, the Miami Dolphins beat the Kansas City Chiefs 27-24 after 22 minutes, 40 seconds of sudden death overtime.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cigarette Maker Phillip Morris Agrees to Remove Advertising Signs from Sports Stadiums Where They Were Shown on TV" (1995), DOJ315.
  2. ^ a b Mitchell K. Hall (2008). "Chronology". Historical Dictionary of the Nixon-Ford Era. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-6410-8.
  3. ^ "Senators reject more funds for transport plane". The Bulletin. (Bend, Oregon). UPI. March 24, 1971. p. 1.
  4. ^ "SST funds denied". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. March 24, 1971. p. 1.
  5. ^ "Boeing will lay off 7,000 workers with disbandment of SST program". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. March 26, 1971. p. 1.
  6. ^ "SST supporters see little chance of reviving plan". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. March 25, 1971. p. 1.
  7. ^ "Boeing workers hardest hit by vote". The Bulletin. (Bend, Oregon). UPI. March 25, 1971. p. 1.
  8. ^ a b "New York Times Co. v. United States". Archived from the original on 2005-12-04. Retrieved 2005-12-05.
  9. ^ Frankum, Jr., Ronald B. (2011). "Chronology". Historical Dictionary of the War in Vietnam. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-7956-0.
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  11. ^ James Stuart Olson, ed. (1999). "Chronology". Historical Dictionary of the 1970s. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 978-0-313-30543-6.
  12. ^ "This day in history - The Boston Globe". Boston Globe. 2 January 2018. Retrieved 20 September 2018. Jan. 2, the second day of 2018... Birthdays... Actress Renee Elise Goldsberry is 47.

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