What Happened on August 1, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • CBS presents Masterpiece Theatre's 6 Wives of Henry VIII

Music concertMusic Concert

George Harrison's concert for Bangladesh takes place in NYC

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Lester (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Julia Chilicki, Somers CT, rower (Olympics-96)
  • Lisa Flood, Scarborough Ontario, 100m Breaststroker (Olympics-96)
  • Shae Sloan, Huntsville TX, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets)