February 6, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Bernard Watt (28), a Catholic civilian, is shot and killed by the British Army (BA) during street disturbances in Ardoyne, Belfast
  • James Saunders (22), a member of the IRA, is shot and killed by the British Army during a gun battle near the Oldpark Road, Belfast
  • The Irish Republican Army shoots and kills Gunner Robert Curtis, the first British soldier to die during the 'Troubles'