Historical Events on July 1, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Britain & Argentina sign accord about Falkland Islands
  • Debt raised to build San Franisco's Golden Gate Bridge paid off
  • State of Washington becomes 1st state to ban sex discrimination
  • Twenty-sixth Amendment, which lowers the voting age from 21 to 18, is ratified and becomes part of the United States Constitution