What Happened on January 25, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

MurderMurder of Interest

Charles Manson & 3 women followers convicted of Tate-LaBianca murders

Murderer Charles Manson
Charles Manson
  • Himachal Pradesh becomes 18th Indian state
  • Military coup in Uganda under Gen Idi Amin Dada

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Philadelphia mint's 1st trial strike of Eisenhower dollar

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • The 170 delegates of the Ulster Unionist Council (UUC) call for the resignation of Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark
  • WHMB TV channel 40 in Indianapolis, IN (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Ana Ortiz, American actress and singer
  • China Kantner, American actress and daughter of Grace Slick, born in San Francisco, California
  • Herman Smith, NFL/WLAF defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs, London Monarchs)
  • Jordan Young, Thunder Bay Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Purdue)
  • Kerry Taylor, US baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres)
  • Kevin Williams, receiver/kick returner (Az Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys)
  • Konstantin Matoussevich, Israel, Men's high jump (Oly-7th-1996)
  • Luca Badoer, Italian race car driver
  • Tommie Jones, WLAF cornerback (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Vincent Brisby, NFL wide receiver (New England Patriots)