What Happened on October 25, 1971

Historical Events

  • A man dies two days after being shot during an Irish Republican Army attack on the British Army in Belfast
  • Belgium & People's Republic of China establish diplomatic relations
  • General Meeting of UN agrees to admit People's Republic of China
  • United Nations votes to expel the Chinese Nationalist ruled Taiwan and admit the Communist People's Republic of China
1971 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Athena Chu, Hong Kong actress (A Chinese Odyssey), born in Hong Kong
  • Geoffrey Prommayon, Thai-American soccer player (PSV), born in Udon Thani, Thailand
  • Laura Chapot, equestrian show jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • Lee Gissendaner, NFL/WLAF receiver (Minnesota Vikings, Scottish Claymores), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Midori [Gotō], Japanese-American concert violinist (Avery Fisher Prize, 2001), music education advocate, and teacher, born in Osaka, Japan
  • Pedro Martínez, Dominican Baseball HOF pitcher (8 × MLB All-Star; World Series 2004; Cy Young Award 1997, 99, 2000; Triple Crown 1999; Montreal Expos, Boston Red Sox), born in Manoguayabo, Dominican Republic
  • Simon Charlton, English footballer (Southampton), born in Huddersfield, England
Born in 1971

Famous Deaths

  • Albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor and director (Wilton's Zoo; Little Rascal), dies at 82

About October 25, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labour Day (New Zealand), October Bank Holiday (Ireland), Veterans Day (United States)

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio

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