December 2, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujeira, Sharjah & Umm ak Qiwain form United Arab Emirates
  • Soviet Mars 3 is first to soft land on Mars
  • United Arab Emirates (Trucial States) declares independence from UK
  • Zayid bin Sultan Al Nuhayyan of Abu Dhabi becomes President of UAE