What Happened on October 25, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • A man dies two days after being shot during an Irish Republican Army attack on the British Army in Belfast
  • Belgium & China PR establish diplomatic relations
  • General Meeting of UN agrees to admit China PR
  • UN votes to expel Chinese Nationalist-ruled Taiwan & admit Red China

Famous Birthdays

  • Athena Chu, Hong Kong actress and singer
  • Jeffrey Prommayon, soccer player (PSV)
  • Laura Chapot, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-96)
  • Lee Gissendaner, NFL/WLAF receiver (Minnesota Vikings, Scottish Claymores)
  • Midori [Gotō], Japanese-born American violinist, born in Osaka
  • Simon Charlton, English footballer
  • Stephanie Martin-Cobb, LPGA golfer

Famous Deaths

  • Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (King Lear), dies at 82