December 1, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Cambodian Civil War: Khmer Rouge rebels intensify assaults on Cambodian government positions, forcing their retreat from Kompong Thmar and nearby Ba Ray.

Birthdays in History

  • John Schlimm, American author
  • Peter Van de Veire, Belgian radio-presenter

Deaths in History

  • Arthur B Springarn, US NAACP chairman (1940-65), dies at 93