Historical Events on December 4th, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • McGurk's Bar bombing: the UVF explode a bomb at a Catholic-owned pub in Belfast, killing fifteen Catholic civilians and wounding seventeen others; this was the highest death toll from a single incident in Belfast during 'the Troubles'
  • The Indian Navy attacks the Pakistan Navy and Karachi.
  • The UN Security Council calls an emergency session to consider the deteriorating situation between India and Pakistan.