Historical Events on June 6th, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Ed Sullivan Show" last broadcasts on CBS-TV

Sport awardTennis Open

70th Men's French Open: Jan Kodes beats Ilie Năstase (8-6, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5)

Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase
  • 70th Women's French Open: Evonne Goolagong beats Helen Gourlay (6-3, 7-5)
  • Air West filght 706 collides with Navy Phantom jet over LA, 50 die

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon and Yoko Ono unannounced appearance at Fillmore East in NYC

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Soyuz 11 takes 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 1 space station
  • WHAE (now WGNX) TV channel 46 in Atlanta, GA (CBN) begins broadcasting

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Willie Mays hits record 22nd & last extra inning HR

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays