What Happened on July 10, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 100th British Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 278 at Royal Birkdale
  • Failed assassination attempt on King Hassan II of Morocco, 101 killed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC) founded in US by women including Bella Abzug, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Myrlie Evers-Williams and Gloria Steinem

Journalist Gloria Steinem
Journalist
Gloria Steinem
Writer Betty Friedan
Writer
Betty Friedan
Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm
Congresswoman
Shirley Chisholm

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Foote, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche, Team Canada), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Brent Alexander, NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Gregory Goodridge, Barbadian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Harry M O'Connor, dies of pneumonia at 98
  • Mohamed Madbouh, Moroccan general/putschist, shot to death