August 15, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Bahrain gains independence from Britain
  • The Social Democratic and Labour Party announce a campaign of civil disobedience in response to the introduction of Internment in Northern Ireland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Richard Nixon announces 90-day freeze on wages, prices & rents

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon