What Happened on January 25, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

MurderMurder of Interest

Charles Manson & 3 women followers convicted of Tate-LaBianca murders

Murderer Charles Manson
Charles Manson
  • Himachal Pradesh becomes 18th Indian state

BattleCoup d'├ętat

Military coup in Uganda under Major General Idi Amin

Ugandan Dictator Idi Amin
Ugandan Dictator
Idi Amin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Philadelphia mint's 1st trial strike of Eisenhower dollar

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • The 170 delegates of the Ulster Unionist Council (UUC) call for the resignation of Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark
  • WHMB TV channel 40 in Indianapolis, IN (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Ana Ortiz, American actress and singer
  • China Kantner, American actress and daughter of Grace Slick, born in San Francisco, California
  • Herman Smith, NFL/WLAF defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs, London Monarchs)
  • Jordan Young, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Purdue), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Kerry Taylor, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres)
  • Kevin Williams, receiver/kick returner (Az Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys)
  • Konstantin Matoussevich, Israel, Men's high jump (Olympic 7th-1996)
  • Luca Badoer, Italian race car driver
  • Tommie Jones, WLAF cornerback (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Vincent Brisby, NFL wide receiver (New England Patriots)