What Happened on January 25, 1971

Historical Events

Murder of Interest

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

  • Himachal Pradesh becomes 18th Indian state

Coup d'├ętat

Military coup in Uganda under Major General Idi Amin

Event of Interest

Philadelphia mint's 1st trial strike of Eisenhower dollar

Event of Interest

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
1971 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ana Ortiz, American actress (Ugly Betty - "Hilda"), and singer, born in Manhattan, New York
  • China Kantner, American actress & daughter of Grace Slick, born in San Francisco, California
  • Herman Smith, American football defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs, London Monarchs), born in Mound Bayou, Mississippi
  • Kerry Taylor, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Bemidji, Minnesota
  • Kevin Williams, American football wide receiver (Az Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Luca Badoer, Italian racing driver, born in Montebelluna, Italy
  • Vincent Brisby, American NFL wide receiver (New England Patriots), born in Houston, Texas
Born in 1971

About January 25, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Knock Three Times - Dawn
  • UK #1 Song: My Sweet Lord - George Harrison