On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1971

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 & 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
1971 Highlights

About January 25, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius