What Happened on June 13, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

17th LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • In defiance of a government ban, members of the Orange Order march through the mainly Catholic town of Dungiven, County Londonderry causing a riot
  • The New York Times begin publishing excerpts from the Pentagon Papers, classified documents on the long history of the U.S. in Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Broderick nonuplets, Sydney Australia
  • David Mendenhall, actor (Over the Top, Space Raiders, Witchfire)
  • Lauri Marie Gapp, Miss USA-North Dakota (1997)