What Happened on June 18, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Social Democratic and Labour Party and Nationalist Members of Parliament refuse to attend the state opening of Stormont (North Ireland Parliament)

Famous Birthdays

  • Blair Pocock, cricketer (New Zealand opening batsman 1993)
  • Mara Hobel, American actress (Mommie Dearest), born in NYC, New York
  • Nathan Morris, [Alex Vanderpool], rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nigel Owens, Welsh Rugby Referee (Stonewall Sportsperson of the Decade), born in Mynyddcerrig, Carmarthenshire

Famous Divorces


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aviator Howard Hughes divorces 2nd wife Jean Peters after 14 years of marriage

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Karrer, Swiss chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1889)
  • Thomas Gomez, American actor (b. 1905)