Historical Events for November 1971

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Events 1 - 48 of 48

1st - Eisenhower dollar put into circulation
2nd - "Great Harp" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 7 performances
2nd - Orioles Pat Dobson no-hits Yomiuri Giants, 2-0
3rd - "Play Misty For Me" premieres
5th - Bolivia passes death penalty for political kidnapping
5th - NBA's LA Lakers starts a 33 game consecutive victory streak
6th - "Great Harp" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 7 performances
6th - US performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians
9th - David Storey's "Changing Room" premieres in London
9th - John List kills family & moves to Colorado
10th - Joe Torre wins NL MVP, Vida Blue wins AL MVP
10th - US table tennis team arrived in China
11th - Man-made earthslide at Kawasaki Japan, kills 15
11th - Neil Simon's "Prisoner of Second Avenue" premieres in NYC
13th - Mariner 9, 1st to orbit another planet (Mars)
14th - Enthronment of Pope Shenouda III as Pope of Alexandria
15th - Intel advertises 4004-processor
16th - The Compton inquiry is published, acknowledging that there was ill-treatment of internees, but rejected claims of systematic brutality or torture (Northern Ireland)
Playwright and screenwriter Neil SimonPlaywright and screenwriter Neil Simon 16th - The US increase air activity to support the Cambodian government as fighting neared Phnom Penh
18th - China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
18th - A British soldier is shot dead by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) in Belfast
19th - Disney World's Fort Wilderness opens
20th - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
20th - 21st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins
21st - NY Rangers scores a NHL record 8 goals in 1 period
21st - Richard Baker becomes teacher of SF Zen Center
21st - Indian troops partly aided by Mukti Bahini (Bengali guerrillas) defeat the Pakistan army in the Battle of Garibpur.
22nd - "Only Fools Are Sad" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 144 performances
22nd - A member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) is killed in a premature bomb explosion in Lurgan, County Armagh
23rd - China People's Republic seated in UN Security Council
23rd - Danny Murtaugh, manager of world champ Pirates, announces retirement
24th - Braves catcher-infielder Earl Williams, wins NL Rookie of Year
24th - Dan "DB" Cooper parachutes from a Northwest AL 727 with $200,000
24th - Prison rebellion at Rahway State Prison, New Jersey
24th - A woman is killed after members of the Irish Republican Army carry out an attack on British soldiers in Strabane, County Tyrone
24th - A British Army bomb-disposal specialist is killed by a bomb in Lurgan, County Armagh
25th - "Dan Cooper" jumps with $200,000 out of plane over Washington
25th - 37th Heisman Trophy Award: Pat Sullivan, Auburn (QB)
25th - Leader of the British Labour Party Harold Wilson proposes that Britain should work towards a withdrawal from Northern Ireland, with the consent of Protestants, after a period of 15 years; as part of the proposal the Republic of Ireland would rejoin the British Commonwealth
27th - Soviet Mars 2 becomes 1st spacecraft to crash land on Mars
27th - Two Customs officials are shot by an Irish Republican Army sniper firinge upon a British Army patrol investigating a bomb attack on a Customs Post near Newry, County Armagh
27th - 36th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 31-7 in Birmingham
28th - "Me Nobody Knows" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 587 perfs
28th - 59th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Toronto Argonauts, 14-11
29th - 1st pro golf championship at Walt Disney World
29th - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
30th - TV movie "Brian's Song" airs for 1st time on ABC-TV
30th - The government of the Republic of Ireland states that it will take the allegations of brutality against the security forces in Northern Ireland to the European Court of Human Rights

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